1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio mooreioides 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
    Shrubby perennial herb 10–120 cm high; stem much branched, white-tomentose to slightly arachnoid and glabrescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves greyish green to silvery white, sessile, oblanceolate-linear, linear, narrowly elliptic or narrowly lanceolate, 2.8–8 cm long, 0.25–6 cm wide (excluding lobes when present), auriculate and semi-amplexicaul at the base, margins remotely serrulate or denticulate to narrowly pinnately paucilobulate, apex obtuse to acute and apiculate, thinly arachnoid to glabrous above, arachnoid-tomentose (except sometimes for midrib) beneath.
    Capitulum
    Capitula radiate, erect in short- to long-stalked usually lax terminal corymbs; stalks of the individual capitula lanate to slightly arachnoid-glabrescent; involucre cylindrical or suburceolate-campanulate, 5–7 mm long, 3–5 mm in diameter, lanate or arachnoid in the lower half or at the base; bracts of calyculus 8–18, lanceolate, 1–2.5 mm long, acute, imbricate, dark-tipped; phyllaries 10–14 or 18–22, 4–6 mm long, glabrous, dark-tipped.
    Florets
    Ray florets 12–15, bright yellow, tube 2.5–3 mm long, hairy or sparsely so, rays 5–7 mm long, 2–3 mm wide, 4-veined; disc florets yellow or orange, corolla 4.5–6 mm long, slightly expanded above the middle, glabrous, lobes 0.5–0.7 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes 2–2.8 mm long, hairy; pappus 4–5.5 mm long.
    Habitat
    In rocky sites, often with Helichrysum, in the giant heath zone, also in montane grassland; once found near steaming crack on Lengai;(1750–)2400–3450 m
    Distribution
    T2 not known elsewhere

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania

    Senecio mooreioides C.Jeffrey appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Burtt, B.D. [4034] K000311374 holotype
    Burtt, B.D. K000311375 holotype

    First published in Kew Bull. 41(4): 899 (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: 899 (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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