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This species is accepted, and its native range is Central African Republic to Tanzania and 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
Scapigerous perennial herb 6–30 cm tall with creeping rhizome.
Morphology Stem
Stems pubescent.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves slightly fleshy, grey-green above, sessile, narrowly obovate or elliptic, 1.1–5 cm long, 0.2–2.8 cm wide, base attenuate, margins entire, apex obtuse to rounded, scattered-pubescent or finely puberulous, glabrescent.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Scapes 1–4, glabrous, 1-headed; capitula terminal, solitary, discoid; involucre cylindrical, 11.5–13.5 mm long, ± 5.5 mm in diameter; phyllaries 10–13, glabrous, dark green, 10–13 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets absent; disc florets yellow or orange, 7–11 mm long, tube glabrous, lobes 0.5–0.7 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 4–5.5 mm long, hairy; pappus 7.5–9 mm long.
Habitat
Grassland, regularly burned grassland, roadsides, in cultivation; 1500–2250 m
Distribution
T4 T7

Native to:

Central African Repu, Malawi, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre

Emilia hockii (De Wild. & Muschl.) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Rogers, F.A. [10176], Congo, DRC K000306796 Unknown type material
Lacroix, I.F. [4829], Malawi K000662229

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 912 (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: 912 (1986).
  • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr. 2: 365 (1991).

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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