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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Tropical Africa.
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
Woody herb or shrub 0.6-4.5 m tall, rather densely branching; stems closely and finely pubescent or tomentose.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, ovate or elliptic, 2.7-14.5 cm long, 1-6.5 cm wide, base (broadly) cuneate, margins serrate, apex shortly obtusely acuminate, finely shortly pubescent, especially beneath, more or less glabrescent, especially above; petiole 0.5-4 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula numerous in terminal and upper axillary sometimes copious compound corymbiform cymes; stalks of individual capitula densely shortly ascending-pubescent; involucre obconic-cylindrical to campanulate-cylindrical, 3-7 mm long, 2-4 mm in diameter at flowering time; phyllaries 3-4-seriate, outer and median ovate, obtuse, sometimes more or less apiculate, the inner narrowly ovate, obtuse to acute and slightly pungent, shortly pectinate-fimbriate, sometimes purple-tinged, 4.2-5.5 mm long, all with paler membranous margins and darker green or sometimes purplish-tinged and pubescent in upper part towards the apex.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Corolla pale to deep mauve, lilac-blue or purple, 5-6.5 mm long, lobes 1.5-2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes cylindrical, slightly compressed, slightly curved, glabrous, with 5-7 rounded ribs, 2-2.3 mm long; pappus 1.2-1.8 mm long.
Figures
Fig. 33, p. 144.
Habitat
Grassland, rocky outcrops, lake shores, forest and thicket margins; 1100-1300 m
Distribution
K5 T1 U2 U3 U4 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda

Bothriocline bagshawei (S.Moore) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Dummer, R. [2651], Uganda K000272800 Unknown type material
Dawkins, H.C. [355], Uganda Volkensia duemmeri 11591.000

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

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 198 (1994).
  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 43: 261 (1988).

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