1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio immixtus 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 to 1.2 m high; stems erect, arachnoid-floccose, glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Basal leaves narrowly elliptic, 15–32 cm long, 2–4.4 cm wide, base petioloid and attenuate, margins slightly dentate, apex acute; median stem leaves sessile, oblong, 23–29 cm long, 3.6–5 cm wide, attenuate into a petioloid base, margins strongly sinuate-dentate, apex shortly acuminate-apiculate, coriaceous, sparsely arachnoid on midrib beneath, glabrescent; upper stem leaves sessile, ovate-lanceolate, 7 cm long, 0.6–2 cm wide, with expanded auriculate semi-amplexicaul base.
    Capitulum
    Capitula erect, discoid, numerous in dense rounded terminal corymbs; stalks of the individual capitula densely arachnoid, with stalked glands; involucre broadly cylindrical, 7–8 mm long, 6–8 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus 8–11, lanceolate, 2.5–7 mm long, acute, arachnoid; phyllaries 18–21, 8 mm long, arachnoid, also glandular-pubescent, long-tapered at apex.
    Florets
    Ray florets 0; disc florets yellow, corolla 5–9 mm long, tube glabrous, abruptly expanded above the middle, lobes 1–1.3 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 4–4.5 mm long, glabrous; pappus 9 mm long, white.
    Habitat
    Upland grassland; 2400–2600 m
    Distribution
    T7

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Senecio immixtus C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Richards, H.M. [7616] K000311384 holotype
    Richards, H.M. [7618] K000311385

    First published in Kew Bull. 41(4): 896 (1986)

    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: 287 (1993).
    • C.Jeffrey in Kew Bulletin 41: 896 (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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