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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
Erect shrub 3.5 m tall; stems minutely tomentellous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, narrowly elliptic, 7.5-14 cm long, 1.5-3 cm wide, base attenuate, margins serrate, apex attenuate, tomentellous on main veins beneath, otherwise almost glabrous; petiole 0.7-1 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula numerous in rather dense terminal compound corymbiform cymes; involucres campanulate-cylindrical, 6-7 mm long, 3.5-6 mm in diameter at flowering time; phyllaries 4-seriate, outer narrowly ovate, obtuse, apiculate, pectinate, median oblong, rounded, darker centrally towards the apex, ciliate on margins, inner narrowly ovate, fimbriate-pectinate, more or less acute, 5.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Corolla lilac, 6-7 mm long, lobes 2-3 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 1.1-1.7 mm long, 5-ribbed, distally abruptly widened into a pale horny ring, slightly depressed at the centre; pappus of few barbellate bristles 1.1-1.5 mm long.
Habitat
Stunted Podocarpus forest; 2230 m
Distribution
T3 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Bothriocline shagayuensis C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Drummond, R.B. [2732], Tanzania K000272798 holotype
Drummond, R.B. [2732], Tanzania K000272799 isotype

First published in Kew Bull. 43: 261 (1988)

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 43: 261 (1988).

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