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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central Tropical Africa to 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
Shrub 1.5-2.5 m tall; stems erect, little-branched, brownish-tomentose.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, aromatic, petiolate, elliptic, 10-20 cm long, 3.5-8 cm wide, base cuneate or attenuate, margins serrate, apex acuminate, sparsely shortly pubescent especially on veins above, sparsely glandular; petiole 0.4-2.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula numerous, in small, congested clusters, these in turn long-stalked in terminal compound cymes; stalks of individual capitula short, tomentose with brownish hairs; involucres cylindrical, 6-10 mm long at flowering time; phyllaries more or less 3-seriate, ovate, pungent-apiculate, darker centrally in upper part, glabrous or sometimes the outermost pubescent, the inner narrowly ovate, fimbriate on the pallid membranous margins, acute, 7-10 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Corolla purplish white, 5-6 mm long, sparsely glandular, lobes 2-2.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes turbinate, 2-2.5 mm long, almost smooth, 4-5-ribbed, crowned with a small undulate-denticulate rim; pappus of few caducous bristles 1.5-3 mm long.
Habitat
Evergreen forest; 900-2350 m
Distribution
not known elsewhere K4 K7 T3

Native to:

Kenya, Tanzania, Zaïre

Bothriocline glomerata (O.Hoffm. & Muschl.) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1999 Mucke, M. [33], Tanzania K000312145
Jan 1, 1997 Mabberley, D.J. [429], Kenya K000312148
Jan 1, 1997 Drummond, R.B. [4361], Kenya K000312149
Mar 1, 1987 Peter, A. [53665], Tanzania K000272811 neotype
Mar 1, 1987 Peter, A. [53698], Tanzania K000312143
Mar 1, 1987 Peter, A. [54137], Tanzania K000312144
Mar 1, 1987 Peter, A. [54326], Tanzania K000312146
Jan 1, 1987 Borhidi, A. [86081], Tanzania K000312142
Mgaza, C.D. [629], Tanzania K000272810 isotype
Harris, T. [675], Mozambique K000614254
Patel, H. [7419], Mozambique K000614036
Luke, W.R.Q. [4209], Kenya K000312147

First published in Kew Bull. 43: 264 (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: 264 (1988).
  • Lisowski in Fragm. Flor. Geobot. 37: 345 (1992).

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