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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to Zambia.
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 40–50 cm high; stems smooth, glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, narrowly elliptic, 1–5 cm long, 0.1–0.4 cm wide, base obtuse, margins entire, apex attenuate and obtuse, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary or several in lax long-stalked groups, discoid; involucre 5–6.5 mm long, 2.5–3 mm in diameter; phyllaries 7–8, ± 5 mm long, glabrous but for the penicillate apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disc florets pale yellow, corolla 4–4.6 mm long, lobes 0.8–1.4 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2.5–3.2 mm long, very shortly hairy; pappus 2–3 mm long.
Habitat
Small patch of Cyperus in bushland; 900 m
Distribution
T4

Native to:

Tanzania, Zambia

Emilia fugax C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Newbould [1667], Tanzania K000306817 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
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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/
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