1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Centaurea L.
      1. Centaurea nigerica Hutch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Guinea, Nigeria, Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    An erect perennial herb 2-3 ft. high, sparingly branched above, slightly woolly
    Inflorescences
    Globose-campanulate flower-heads about 1 in. long
    Florets
    Florets pale purple to rose.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cameroon, Guinea, Nigeria

    Centaurea nigerica Hutch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Lely, H.V. [252], Nigeria K000418535
    Lely, H.V. [252], Nigeria K000418536

    First published in Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1921: 383 (1921)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • in Kew Bull. 1921: 383, fig. 7.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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