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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb, caespitose, erect, much branched from the base, 15–40 cm tall; stems sparingly pubescent in lower part, glabrescent, or glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, crowded, oblanceolate, elliptic or linear-lanceolate, 2.5–10.8 cm long, 0.3–1.8 cm wide, base sometimes somewhat attenuate, margins remotely obscurely to distinctly sinuate-dentate or sinuate-serrate, apex obtuse to acute, sparsely pubescent with long hairs to almost glabrous, glabrescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, discoid, long-stalked, stalks of the individual capitula glabrous; involucre cylindrical, 6–7.5 mm long, 2.5–3 mm in diameter; phyllaries 7–13, green, 5.5–7 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disc florets pale lilac to purple, corolla 5.2–7.5 mm long, lobes 1.3–2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2.5–3.4 mm long, shortly hairy, with tufts of longer hairs at base and apex; pappus 2.5–5.3 mm long.
Habitat
Marshy grassland, seasonally wet grassland, moist grassland; 1100–1300 m
Distribution
not known elsewhere T1 T4 T5

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia longipes C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Burtt, B.D. [3717], Tanzania K000306771 holotype
Burtt, B.D. [3717], Tanzania K000306772 holotype
Bidgood, S. [6128], Tanzania K000468297

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 915 (1986)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • C.Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 915 (1986).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0