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This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or ?perennial herb 0.9–1.2 m high; stem branched in upper part, red-brown, sparsely hairy.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves deltoid in outline, bipinnatisect, 3–10 cm long, 2–4 cm wide, segments linear-lanceolate, 1–3 mm wide, margins revolute with ± 2 rows of hairs or glabrous, densely gland-dotted; petiole to 5 mm long, winged.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula terminal in lax cymes; peduncle to 6.5 cm long; involucre 5–9 mm long; outer phyllaries 8–10, sparsely hairy or glabrous, inner phyllaries 8–9, orange with yellow-green margins, pilose; paleae 5 mm long, striate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow or orange-yellow, neuter, 8, rays 9–15x4–6 mm; disc florets yellow, 3–3.5 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes black, obovoid, 2–4.2 mm long, glabrous or pubescent, margins narrowly winged; pappus absent or with 2 antrorsely barbed aristae 1.5–2.5 mm long.
Habitat
orest margins or clearing; (?1200–)1950–2400 m
Distribution
endemic to Mt Marsabit, Mt Kulal, Ndoto Range and Mathews Range K1

Native to:

Kenya

Bidens nobilioides Sherff appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1984 Newbould, J.B. [3378], Kenya K000312348
Jan 1, 1984 Martin, W.N.R. [202], Kenya K000311733 holotype
Jan 1, 1984 Martin, W.N.R. [202], Kenya K000311734 holotype
Jan 1, 1984 Bally, P.R.O. [B5616], Kenya K000311732 isotype
Jan 1, 1952 Adamson, J. [66in], Kenya K000312350
Adamson [s.n.], Kenya K000312349

First published in Bot. Leafl. 7: 20 (1952)

Accepted by

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Mesfin in Kew Bulletin 48: 480 (1993).
  • Sherff in Bot. Leafl. 7: 20 (1952).

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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