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

Native to:

Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zaïre

Helichrysum formosissimum Sch.Bip. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1953 Dummer, R. A. [3320], Uganda K000274597 Unknown type material
Jun 1, 1946 Scott Elliot, G.F. [8010], Uganda K000274598 Unknown type material
Uganda 16261.000
Schimper [672], Ethiopia K000274439 isotype
Schimper [672], Ethiopia K000274437
Schimper [672], Ethiopia K000274438
Petit [s.n.] K000274440 isotype
Allt, G. [85], Kenya K000372671
Jan 1, 1953 Volkens, G. [1519], Tanzania Helichrysum formosissimum subsp. volkensii K000274599 Unknown type material

First published in Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 3: 173 (1845)

Accepted by

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

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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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