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This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Spain, Morocco to Algeria.
Volutaria muricata

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Herb to 1.5 m high with entire, dentate leaves; capitula similar to those of V. boranensis but florets longer than the involucre, and the outer and median phyllaries with long recurved apices.
Habitat
Weed of wheatfields; 2150 m
Distribution
K3 native of Spain

Native to:

Algeria, Morocco, Spain

Introduced into:

California, France

Volutaria muricata (L.) Maire appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 817 (1934)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 228 (1994).
  • C. Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 22: 133 (1968).
  • Maire in Jahandiez & Maire, Cat. Pl. Maroc 3: 817 (1934).

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