1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio perrottetii DC.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is W. Tropical Africa to Cameroon.

    [FWTA]

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

    Habit
    An annual herb with glabrous leafy stems 1-2 ft. high
    Florets
    Ray-and disk-florets yellow in campanulate flower-heads about 1/4 in. long
    Ecology
    Along sandy riverbanks and as a weed of cultivation in northerly districts.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Benin, Cameroon, Mali, Senegal

    Senecio perrottetii DC. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    May 18, 1957 Toll, R. [16842], Senegal K000453544
    Not on label [65] K000311464
    Cade, P. [s.n.], Senegal K000311465
    Chevalier, A.J.B. [43768], Niger K000453542
    Davey, J.T. [78], Mali K000453541
    Audru, J. [3225], Senegal K000453540

    First published in Prodr. 6: 343 (1838)

    Accepted by

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

    Literature

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    • Berhaut Fl. Sen. 171.
    • F.W.T.A., ed. 1, 2: 151, partly (excl. records from Sierra Leone)
    • F.T.A. 3: 412
    • Prod. 6: 343 (1838)

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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