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This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial tuberous-rooted succulent herb; stem cylindrical, tuberculate, longitudinally marked with darker green, 15–23 cm long.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves succulent, cylindrical, 3–10 cm long, ± 1 mm in diameter when dry, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula discoid, solitary, terminal on 12–21 cm long bracteate scapes; involucre 17–20 mm long, 12–13 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus obscure or absent; phyllaries ± 12, 17–20 mm long, glaucous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets red, corolla 17–19 mm long, glabrous, tube hardly expanded above the middle, lobes 2–3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes unknown, but ovary 4 mm long, sparsely shortly hairy; pappus 15 mm long.
Habitat
Woodland on rocky slopes; 1300–1850 m
Distribution
not known elsewhere T7

Native to:

Tanzania

Kleinia patriciae C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Bally, P.R.O. [16464], Tanzania 49883.000 Unknown type material

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 927 (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: 927 (1986).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

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/
© Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

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