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This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central Tropical Africa.

[FTEA]

Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

Morphology General Habit
Branching shrub 2.4-3 m tall; stems erect, shaggy with brown hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, petiolate, elliptic or narrowly ovate or obovate, 6-20 cm long, 2-6 cm wide, base attenuate, margins serrate, apex acuminate, thinly scattered-pubescent and more densely pubescent on main veins beneath and above; petioles up to 2.5 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula numerous in dense subglobose clusters in terminal compound corymbiform cymes; stalks of individual capitula shortly tomentose; involucre narrowly obconic-cylindrical, 5-7 mm long; phyllaries 3-4-seriate, outer and median ovate-oblong, pungent-apiculate, broadly membranous-margined, inner narrowly ovate, with broad fimbriate-pectinate margins, pungent-apiculate, glabrous, 6-6.3 mm long, all purplish distally.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Corolla purplish white or pale mauve, 5.5-6 mm long, lobes 2 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achene (immature) ± 1.5 mm long, crowned with a short toothed rim, and with few caducous bristles 1.5-3 mm long.
Habitat
Hypericum woodland; 2300-3450 m
Distribution
U2

Native to:

Burundi, Rwanda, Zaïre

Bothriocline globosa (Robyns) C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Kew Bull. 43: 265 (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: 265 (1988).

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