1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio dentato-alatus Mildbr. ex C.Jeffrey

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

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb, ± 1 m high; stems erect, slightly arachnoid or pubescent, glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves unknown; lower stem leaves petiolate, upper stem leaves sessile and semi-amplexicaul, blade ovate or ovate-triangular, 11–21 cm long, 6.8–12.5 cm wide, base truncate or subcordate, margins coarsely dentate, apex obtuse; petiole winged, 24–33 cm long, the wings coarsely dentate; all leaves coriaceous, glabrous except for a few glandular hairs on margins and mid-rib beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, numerous in copious lax to dense, conspicuously bracteate terminal corymbs; inflorescence bracts resembling reduced upper stem leaves; stalks of the individual capitula sparsely pilose or arachnoid in upper part; involucre broadly cylindrical, ± 9 mm long, 8 mm in diameter, pilose at base; bracts of calyculus 6–10, oblong-oblanceolate, reflexing, 6–12 mm long, sparsely ciliate at margins, obtuse and bearded at the apex; phyllaries 14–18, 7–8 mm long, slightly pilose to glabrous.
    Florets
    Ray florets 8, yellow, corolla tube 4–4.5 mm long, glabrous, rays 12–15 mm long, 4 mm wide, 6–9-veined; disc florets yellow, corolla 7–7.5 mm long, gradually expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes 1.2–1.5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes unknown, but ovary of disc florets 2 mm long, glabrous; pappus 7 mm long, white.
    Habitat
    Clearing in upland forest or on rock wall; 1800–2150 m
    Distribution
    T6 known from only the Uluguru Mts

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Senecio dentato-alatus Mildbr. ex C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Semsei, S.R. [2062], Kenya K000311405 holotype

    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
    • C.Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 893 (1986).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
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    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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