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This species is accepted, and its native range is Uganda (Ruwenzori Mountains).

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Upright, polycarpic plant to 10 m tall, with trunk to 40 cm in diameter; pith to 3–4 cm in diameter; stem with densely packed leaf-rosettes of 25–60 leaves, with no internode elongation; cloaked with marcescent foliage or at least covered with retained leaf-bases for 1–3 m below the leaf-rosettes.
Growth
Periodic reproduction yields sparsely to densely branched, spreading plants that regularly attain five reproductive cycles.
Morphology Leaves
Leaf lamina oblanceolate or elliptic to cordate, to 96 cm long and 26 cm wide, with lower portion of leaf constricted to form a pseudo-petiole, hair cushion present on upper leaf-base, sometimes extending along the midvein, lower surface glabrous or sparsely to densely pubescent, or with a felty indumentum, villose along lower midvein.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence narrowly paniculate to 160 cm tall, 60 cm in diameter; capitula pendulous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets 9–20, to 16 mm long, or absent; disc florets 90–250.

Native to:

Uganda, Zaïre

Dendrosenecio adnivalis (Stapf) E.B.Knox appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 243 (1993)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • E.B.Knox in Contr. Univ. Michigan Herb. 19: 243 (1993).

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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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 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