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This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya.
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 woody herb or shrub 0.9-1.2 m tall; stems thickly long-tomentose or floccose.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves opposite, petiolate or sessile, ovate or elliptic, 4-16 cm long, 2-7 cm wide, base cuneate (but petiole base half-amplexicaul), margins crenate-serrate, apex obtuse and minutely apiculate, finely softly pubescent and subglabrescent except for main veins above, densely long-tomentose or floccose beneath; petiole when present up to 1 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula in ultimately congested terminal and upper axillary compound corymbiform cymes; stalks of individual capitula thickly spreading-tomentose; involucres hemispherical-obconic, 4-6 mm long; phyllaries in several series, narrowly ovate, densely tomentose and the outer more or less obscuring the inner, shortly pungent-apiculate, the inner glabrous or pubescent below the apex and 4-6 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Corolla purple, 5-6 mm long, lobes 2-2.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2-2.2 mm long, 5-9-ribbed; pappus 1.5 mm long.
Habitat
Juniperus forest; 2100-2400 m
Distribution
not known elsewhere K1

Native to:

Kenya

Bothriocline nyiruensis C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1997 Herlocker, D. [H412], Kenya K000312151
Jan 1, 1997 Kerfoot, O. [2049], Kenya K000312150
Newbould, J.G.B. [3471], Kenya K000272805 holotype

First published in Kew Bull. 43: 263 (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: 263 (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