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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
Tufted subscapose perennial herb 5–40 cm tall; stems sparsely pubescent to almost glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves sessile, oblanceolate, oblanceolate-linear or linear, 1.5–5.3 cm long, 0.1–0.7 cm wide, base cuneate-attenuate, margins sinuate-denticulate or remotely sinuate-dentate, apex obtuse, shortly scattered-pubescent, especially beneath.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, long-stalked, discoid; stalk almost glabrous except for fine hairs just below capitulum, or entirely glabrous; involucre cylindrical, 5.5–6 mm long, 2–3 mm in diameter; phyllaries 8, green, very sparsely shortly crispate or glabrous, 4.5–5.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Disc florets yellow; corolla 4–5 mm long, tube glabrous, lobes 1.2–2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 2 mm long, shortly hairy; pappus 2–3.5 mm long.
Habitat
Moist sites in grassland, rock crevices; 1800–2950 m
Distribution
T7 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Tanzania

Emilia ukingensis (O.Hoffm.) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Goetze, W. [971], Tanzania K000306770

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 915 (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: 915 (1986).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
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/
© Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0