1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Helichrysum Mill.
      1. Helichrysum kalandanum Lisowski

        This species is accepted, and its native range is DR Congo to Tanzania.

    [FTEA]

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

    Habit
    Perennial herb with annual shoots from a woody rootstock; stems 30–75 cm (?–1.2 m) high, pubescent.
    Leaves
    Leaves sessile, (ob-)lanceolate, those on the lower part of the stem large, those on the distal half of the stem rapidly changing to short and more narrow, 4–20 cm long, 0.4–6 cm wide, base clasping, margins entire, apex abruptly mucronate, subglabrous with some hairs on the margins, with impressed glands.
    Capitulum
    Capitula 6–8 mm long, homogamous, in dense subglobose glomerules forming tight to lax leafy secondary corymbs; stalks of individual capitula 1–5 mm long; phyllaries yellow, ovate to lanceolate, 2–6 mm long, acute, glabrous or (the outermost) sparsely hairy; receptacle fimbriate.
    Florets
    Florets 13–19, all hermaphrodite, tube cylindric or narrowly infundibuliform, 2.8–3.2 mm long, lobes 0.7–0.8 mm long, glandular, anthers 1.9–2 mm long, style 3.3–4 mm long.
    Fruits
    Achenes cylindric, 1.2–1.4 mm long, densely glandular-pilose; pappus white, 3–3.5 mm long, falling in groups.
    Habitat
    Montane grassland; 1350–2400 m
    Distribution
    T7

    Distribution

    Native to:

    Tanzania, Zaïre

    Helichrysum kalandanum Lisowski appears in other Kew resources:

    First published in Bull. Jard. Bot. Natl. Belg. 56(3-4): 353 (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 in Flore d'Afrique Centrale Compositae, Inuleae: 135, t. 29/a-e (1989).
    • Lisowski in Bulletin du Jardin Botanique National de Belgique 56: 353, fig. 2/a-e (1986).

    Sources

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0