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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

Habit
Shrub 0.5–2 m high; densely branched, the branches grey-tomentose, glabrescent, distally densely leafy.
Leaves
Leaves grey-green, sessile, linear to narrowly lanceolate, 2–7 cm long, 0.3–0.9 cm wide, base half-amplexicaul, margins revolute, apex acute and mucronate, sparsely arachnoid-tomentellous and glandular above, densely white-tomentose beneath.
Capitulum
Capitula 15–30 mm long (at anthesis; buds smaller), heterogamous, 3–12 together in terminal corymbs; stalks of individual capitula very short but may seem long with small leaves/bracts; phyllaries silvery white and shiny, the outermost pale straw-coloured and sometimes tinged pink in bud, multiseriate, ovate grading through elliptical to spatulate, 5–24 mm long, acute, the stereome pilose in the outer ones, becoming glandular in the inner ones; receptacle honeycombed.
Florets
Florets yellow; female florets few (10–30), tube filiform, 2–2.4 mm long, lobes 0.4–0.5 mm long, style 2.8–3 mm long; inner florets many (100–300), tube narrowly infundibuliform, 2.8–3 mm long, lobes 0.6–0.7 mm long and sparsely glandular, anthers 1.4–1.5 mm long, style 3.9–4.3 mm long.
Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid, 0.7–1.4 mm long, glabrous or sparsely pilose; pappus white, 3.2–4.1 mm long, the bristles subplumose distally.
Habitat
Common and conspicuous in moist sites, and above 4000 m in rock crevices; (2850–)3000–4400 m
Distribution
U2 Ruwenzori endemic

Native to:

Uganda

Helichrysum stuhlmannii O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1953 Hedberg, O. [379], Uganda K000274591
Lye [1275], Uganda K000372673

First published in Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 20: 232 (1894)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Lisowski in Flore d'Afrique Centrale Compositae, Inuleae: 150, t. 33/f-j (1989).
  • Maquet in Troupin, Fl. Rwanda 3: 602 (1985).
  • O. Hedberg, Afroalpine Vascular Plants p. 208, 344 (1957).
  • Moeser in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 44: 326 (1910).
  • O. Hoffm. in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 20: 232 (1894).

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