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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 22–30 cm tall; stems erect or ascending, pale green, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pale green, linear or linear-elliptic, 2.8–6 cm long, 0.2–0.4 cm wide, base attenuate, apex attenuate and obtuse, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 3–4, lax, discoid, on slender peduncles; involucre cylindrical, 4.5–5 mm long, ± 2.5 mm in diameter; phyllaries 10–14, very pale green, 3–4 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disc florets magenta, style arms white, anthers purple, corolla 4.6–5.5 mm long, lobes 1.2–1.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1.4 mm long, sparsely hairy; pappus 2 mm long.
Habitat
Boggy grassland on sand; ± 450 m
Distribution
T8 known from only the type

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia micrura C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Milne-Redhead, E. [7722], Tanzania K000306820 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 916 (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: 916 (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
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/
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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