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This species is accepted, and its native range is Cameroon, Tanzania to S. Tropical Africa.
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 herb to 1 m high; stem erect, pilose to glabrous.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pinnatipartite or bi-pinnatipartite, 3–20 cm long, 2–6 cm wide, segments ovate to linear (narrower in upper leaves), sparsely pilose on both surfaces; petiole to 7 cm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula terminal, in lax corymbose cymes; peduncle to 13 cm long; involucre 8–10 mm long; outer phyllaries 8–10, pilose, inner phyllaries brown, ± 8, with yellow margins, pilose; paleae 8–10 mm long, glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets golden yellow to orange, neuter, 8, rays 10–30x2–12 mm; disc florets yellow.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes black or dark brown, broadly obovoid or orbicular, 6–8 mm long, scabrid; aristae 2, to 2 mm long, antrorsely barbed, rarely absent.
Habitat
ushed grassland; ± 1828 m
Distribution
T4

Native to:

Angola, Cameroon, Tanzania, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Bidens oligoflora (Klatt) Wild appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1989 Drummond, R.B. [7204], Zambia K000410655 isotype
Jan 1, 1965 Richards [1108], Zambia K000410654 holotype
Jan 1, 1965 Carson, A. [75], Zambia K000410656 lectotype
Mwangulango [1191], Tanzania K000614885

First published in Kirkia 6: 20 (1967)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Lisowski, Asterac. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 143, t. 33 (1991).
  • Mesfin in Kew Bulletin 48: 487 (1993).
  • Wild in Kirkia 6: 20 (1967).

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
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