1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio microalatus 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 solitary, green, glabrous, winged.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves sessile, narrowly elliptic, 48.5 cm long (including 18 cm long petioloid base), 2.7 cm wide, long-tapered into a petioloid base, margins finely sinuate-denticulate, apex attenuate, subacute; stem leaves sessile, lanceolate or oblanceolate, 10–14.5 cm long, 1.1–1.9 cm wide, pseudopetiolate, with slightly decurrent margins forming ridges on the stem; all leaves green, glabrous.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, erect, 7–19 in divaricate lax corymbs; involucre cylindrical, 6–8 mm long, 4–5 mm wide; bracts of calyculus 16–18, imbricate, 3.5–5 mm long, somewhat arachnoid especially at margins; phyllaries ± 14, bright green, tipped brown, 6–6.5 mm long, bearded at apex, scantily finely arachnoid.
    Florets
    Ray florets ± 3, yellow, corolla tube 4 mm long, hairy, rays 8 x 3 mm, 4-veined; disc florets dull yellow, with yellow styles and anthers, corolla 7 mm long, tube gradually expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes ovate-triangular, 1.2 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 4.5 mm long, glabrous, many-ribbed; pappus 6–6.5 mm long, white.
    Habitat
    Boggy grassland by streamside; 2310 m
    Distribution
    T7 known from only the type

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Senecio microalatus C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Jan 1, 2001 Milne - Redhead, E. [10214] K000311399
    Jan 1, 2001 Milne - Redhead, E. K000311400

    First published in Kew Bull. 41(4): 894 (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: 894 (1986).

    Sources

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