1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Helichrysum Mill.
      1. Helichrysum globosum Sch.Bip.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Nigeria to Ethiopia and S. Tropical Africa, Madagascar.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    A whitish-tomentose perennial herb a few inches to 1 ft. or more high
    Leaves
    Stiff leaves mostly in a basal rosette
    Inflorescences
    Inflorescence scapose, probably elongating during flowering; with numerous pale brown clustered flower-heads and pale yellow florets
    Ecology
    In montane grassland.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Angola, Burundi, Cameroon, Congo, Ethiopia, Gabon, Gulf of Guinea Is., Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mozambique, Nigeria, Rwanda, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zaïre

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

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2009 Luke, W.R.Q. [11253], Tanzania K000545410
    Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [9465], Cameroon K000108697
    Jan 1, 1996 Purseglove, J.W. [P.2955], Uganda K000372666
    Jan 1, 1991 Upson, T. [97], Cameroon K000052153
    Apr 1, 1978 Lowe J. [3659], Cameroon K000052163
    Jan 1, 1956 Brenan, J.P.M. [9504], Cameroon K000052154
    Jan 1, 1952 Boughey, A.S. [6806], Cameroon K000052164
    Maitland, T.D. [0s.n.49], Cameroon K000052162
    Maitland, T.D. [482], Cameroon K000052168
    Boughey, A.S. [0s.n.5], Cameroon K000052158
    Sanford, W.W. [5423], Cameroon K000052151
    Mann, G. [1912], Cameroon K000052161
    Schimper [s.n.], Ethiopia K000274447
    Schimper [988], Ethiopia K000274448
    Schimper [988], Ethiopia K000274449
    Schimper [1122], Ethiopia K000274450
    Brenan, J.P.M. [9574], Cameroon K000052156
    Johnston, H.H. [82], Cameroon K000052160
    Brunt, M.A. [500], Cameroon K000052169

    First published in 3: 174 (1845)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • F.T.A. 3: 364.
    • Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 425 (1848)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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