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

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Uganda (Mt. Moroto).

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Annual herb 30–90 cm high; stems erect, glabrous.
    Leaves
    Leaves oblanceolate-linear to linear, 1.5–9 cm long, 0.1–0.3 cm wide, the lower petiolate, exauriculate and slightly decurrent, the median and upper sessile, slightly expanded and auriculate at the base, margins entire or remotely denticulate, apex acute, glabrous.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, in small lax terminal corymbs; stalks of the individual capitula slender, glabrous; involucre 4.5–5 mm long, 2–2.5 mm in diameter; bracts of calyculus ± 16, imbricate, slightly pubescent on the margins, 1.5–2 mm long; phyllaries ± 20, glabrous, 4–4.5 mm long.
    Florets
    Ray florets ± 11, golden yellow, tube 2 mm long, hairy, rays ± 5 x 2 mm, 4-veined; disc florets yellow, corolla 3.7 mm long, expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes 0.5 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 1.8 mm long, slightly ribbed, shortly hairy in the grooves; pappus 5 mm long.
    Habitat
    Once recorded as forest margins; ± 2900 m
    Distribution
    U1

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    Distribution

    Senecio morotonensis C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Eggeling, W.J. [E.2910], Uganda K000311376 holotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 41(4): 898 (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: 898 (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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