1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio sabinjoensis Muschl.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Central Tropical Africa to Uganda.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb or shrubby herb, rhizomatous, 30–120(–200) cm high; stems stout, glabrous.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves sessile, oblanceolate, 10–31 cm long (including 3.5–10.5 cm petioloid base), 2–7 cm wide, gradually attenuate into winged petioloid base, margins sinuate-dentate, apex obtuse to acute; stem leaves sessile, oblanceolate or lanceolate to ovate, 3.5–28 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, base ± expanded-auriculate and semi-amplexicaul at base, margins crenate-dentate to sinuate-dentate, obtuse to subacute; all leaves coriaceous, glabrous except sometimes for a few hairs on margins and mid-rib beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, erect, numerous in copious terminal corymbs; stalks of the individual capitula glabrous or almost so; involucre cylindrical, 9–10 mm long, 5–7 mm in diameter, glabrous or with a few hairs at the base; bracts of calyculus 6–15, 4–9 mm long; phyllaries 10–21, lanceolate or linear-lanceolate, 5–10 mm long, glabrous except for slightly bearded apex.
    Florets
    Ray florets 8–13, yellow, corolla tube 4–5.5 mm long, glandular-hairy, rays 11–13 mm long, 2.5–3.5 mm wide, 4–5-veined; disc florets yellow, corolla 7–8.5 mm long, tube gradually expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes 1–1.5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 4.5–5 mm long, blackish, sparsely shortly hairy, many-ribbed; pappus 6.5–8 mm long, white.
    Habitat
    Heath zone, grassland, mossy crevice on bare lava slope; 2900–3950 m
    Distribution
    U2

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Rwanda, Uganda, Zaïre

    Senecio sabinjoensis Muschl. appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Wiss. Erg. Deut. Zentr.-Afr. Exped., Bot. 2: 395 (1911)

    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: 274 (1991).
    • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 894 (1986).
    • Maquet in Fl. Rwanda 3: 664 (1985).
    • Muschl. in Wissenschaftliche Ergebnisse der Deutschen Zentral-Afrika-Expedition 1907-1908, 2 (Botanik) p. 395 (1911).

    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