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This species is accepted, and its native range is Sudan to DR Congo.

[KBu]

Tadesse, M., & Beentje, H. (2004). A Synopsis and New Species of Emilia (Compositae-Senecioneae) in Northeast Tropical Africa. Kew Bulletin, 59(3), 469-482. doi:10.2307/4110954

Conservation
Least concern (LC).
Distribution
Sudan.
Ecology
Grassland or cultivation on black clay soils; 400 - 850 m.
Morphology General Habit
Erect annual herb, (20 -)40 - 90 cm high, branched at base
Morphology Leaves
Leaves mostly near the base or in the lower part of the plant, simple, oblong-narrowly ovate to narrowly ovate, 4 - 12.5 x 1 - 3.7 cm, base sagittate, margins crenate to entire; upper leaves sparse, linear- narrowly ovate, long-acuminate; glabrous or glabrescent
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets white, pinkish- white to pale mauve, 40 - 70; corolla 7 - 9 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes pale brown to black with whitish ribs, papillose on ribs to glabrous, 3.5 - 4 x 0.7 - 1 mm
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Phyllaries
Phyllaries 7 - 8, oblong, 9 - 12 x 1 - 2.5 mm, sparsely pubescent at anthesis particularly in upper half, glabrous in fruit or hairy only near the apex
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula discoid, 2 - 4 in open corymbose cymes
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Peduncles
Peduncle 1.5 - 12.5 cm long, ebracteate, glabrous; involucre 9 - 12 mm long, 4.5 - 8 mm in diameter at anthesis
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds Pappus
Pappus 5 - 9 mm long.
Type
Sudan, Sennar, Kotschy 203 (W, holotype, not seen, K, photo).

Native to:

Central African Repu, Sudan, Zaïre

Emilia emilioides (Sch.Bip.) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 41: 918 (1986)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

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 Bulletin
Kew Bulletin
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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