1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio latecorymbosus Gilli

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Tanzania to Malawi.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Coarse perennial herb 1.5–2.4 m high; stems erect, leafy, sparsely pubescent or glabrous.
    Leaves
    Stem leaves sessile, elliptic, narrowly elliptic or lanceolate, 20–27 cm long, 3–5 cm wide, base rounded and semi-amplexicaul to tapered and broadly expanded, very shortly narrowly decurrent, margins regularly dentate, apex attenuate, acute, glabrous above, sparsely minutely pubescent beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, erect, numerous in a copiously branched terminal corymb to 90 cm long; involucre cylindrical, 9–12 mm long, 5–6 mm in diameter, glabrous except for a few glandular hairs at the base; bracts of calyculus 8–12, lanceolate, 3.5–8 mm long, shortly pubescent especially on the margins; inner phyllaries 12–16, 9–11 mm long, glabrous, bearded at the apex.
    Florets
    Ray florets 7–8, yellow, corolla tube 5–7 mm long, glandular-hairy or glabrous, rays 12–13 mm long, 3.5–5 mm wide, 4–6-veined; disc florets yellow, corollas 9–10 mm long, expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes 1.5–2 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 5–5.5 mm long, very sparsely hairy, many-ribbed; pappus 8–9 mm long, white.
    Habitat
    Upland forest, bamboo forest or plantation forest; 2150–2550 m
    Distribution
    T7

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Malawi, Tanzania

    Senecio latecorymbosus Gilli appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 78: 159 (1974)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 894 (1986).
    • Gilli in Ann. Naturh. Mus. Wien 78: 159 (1974), as latecorymbosus.

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    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/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    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/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0