1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio karaguensis O.Hoffm.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Mozambique.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Coarse perennial herb, 40–120(–200) cm high, subscapigerous; stems solitary, erect, whitish, arachnoid.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves sessile, lanceolate, narrowly lanceolate, elliptic or oblanceolate, 26–45 cm long (including 8.5–13.5 cm long petioloid base), 1.2–4 cm wide, attenuate into a petioloid base, margins sinuate-dentate, apex acute, green and glabrescent to glabrous above, white-tomentose except sometimes for glabrescent midrib beneath; stem leaves smaller and becoming progressively smaller up the stem, the lower ± expanded-auriculate and semi-amplexicaul at the base.
    Capitulum
    Capitula erect, radiate, 5–15 in a lax terminal corymb; stalks of the individual capitula tomentose; involucre broadly cylindrical, 9–15 mm long, arachnoid-tomentose; bracts of calyculus 10–22, imbricate, lanceolate, 6–12 mm long, arachnoid-tomentose; phyllaries ± 16–30, 10–12 mm long, arachnoid-tomentose, apically bearded.
    Florets
    Ray florets 8–20, lemon to deep yellow, corolla tube 5–6.5 mm long, glabrous, rays 11–14 mm long, 3–4 mm wide, 7–12-veined; disc florets yellow, corolla 7–10 mm long, tube slightly expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes 0.8–1 mm long, ovate-triangular, erect.
    Fruits
    Achenes 4.5 mm long, glabrous; pappus white, 7–9.5 mm long.
    Figures
    Fig. 132 (page 639).
    Habitat
    Grassland, may be locally common; 1200–2100 m
    Distribution
    T1 T2 U2

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Mozambique

    Senecio karaguensis O.Hoffm. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Stuhmann [2122], Tanzania K000311391 Unknown type material

    First published in Pflanzenw. Ost-Afrikas C (1895) 417

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr. 2: 284 (1991).
    • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 895 (1986).
    • Maquet in Fl. Rwanda 3: 662, fig. 205/1 (1985).
    • O.Hoffm. in Die Pflanzenwelt Ost-Afrikas und der Nachbargebiete, Theile C: 147 (1895).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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