1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio crispatipilosus C.Jeffrey

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Uganda to Kenya.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Coarse perennial herb, 60–150 cm high; stems erect, pubescent.
    Leaves
    Basal and stem leaves broadly ovate, ovate or ovate-lanceolate, 7.5–14.5 cm long, 2.5–12 cm wide, base cordate, margins dentate to bidentate, apex rounded; petiole unwinged, exauriculate, 7–18 cm long, the upper stem leaves gradually becoming sessile, auriculate, semi-amplexicaul; upper stem leaves 4–12.5 cm long, 1.2–6 cm wide; all leaves membraneous, sparsely pubescent on veins beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, erect, numerous in divaricately-branched terminal corymbs; stalks of the individual capitula arcuate-divaricate, pubescent; involucre cylindrical, 9 mm long, 4.5 mm in diameter, slightly pubescent at the base; bracts of calyculus 8–12, linear to lanceolate, 3.5–7 mm long, pubescent on margins or sometimes glabrous, bearded at the apex; phyllaries 18–22, 7–8.5 mm long, pubescent or glabrous, bearded at the apex.
    Florets
    Ray florets 10–13, yellow, corolla tube 4.5–5 mm long, glabrous, rays 15–18 mm long, 3.5–4.5 mm wide, 4–7-veined; disc florets yellow, corolla 6.5–8 mm long, the tube slightly expanded from just below the middle, glabrous, lobes 1 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 3–4.5 mm long, slightly hairy or glabrous; pappus 6.5–7 mm long.
    Habitat
    Clearings in bamboo zone, Juniperus zone or just below; 2700–3050 m
    Distribution
    not known elsewhere K4 U3

    Images

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Kenya, Uganda

    Senecio crispatipilosus C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2001 Slade, H. [19], Kenya K000311959
    Jan 1, 2001 Tothill, B.H. [T2290], Uganda K000311956
    Jan 1, 2001 Tothill, B.H. [T2372], Uganda K000311958
    Jan 1, 2001 Tothill, B.H. [2372], Uganda K000311957
    Jan 1, 2001 Coe, M. [754], Kenya K000311960
    Dummer, R. A. [3598], Uganda K000311407 holotype
    Wesche, K. [601], Uganda K000311955

    First published in Kew Bull. 41(4): 893 (1986)

    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: 222, as crispatipilosus (1994).
    • C.Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 893 (1986).

    Sources

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

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/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