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This species is accepted, and its native range is Kenya to Tanzania, Angola.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb, 40–150 cm high, erect or scrambling; stem with reddish streaks.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves ovate in outline, 1–2-pinnatipartite, 3–14 cm long, 1–8 cm wide, pinnae lanceolate, apex indurate-apiculate, with sparsely ciliate margins and puberulous on veins, densely glandular-punctate.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula solitary, terminal, peduncle 4–16 cm long; involucre 5–7 mm long; outer phyllaries 6–8, green, glabrous or sparsely hairy, inner phyllaries orange; paleae 4.5 mm long, yellow, striped.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow, neuter, 8, the rays 10–15x4–5 mm; disc florets yellow, tubular, 3–4 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes black, cylindrical, compressed, 4.5–7.5 mm long, setose; aristae yellow, to 2 mm long, retrorsely barbed near the apex.
Habitat
ushed grassland, grassland, secondary bushland, forest margins; 0–850 m
Distribution
K7 T1 T3 T6 T7 T8 not known elsewhere

Native to:

Angola, Kenya, Tanzania

Bidens taylorii Sherff appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Bot. Gaz. 59: 309 (1915)

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: 472 (1993).
  • Sherff in Bot. Gaz. 59: 309 (1915)
  • Sherff in Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 16: 576 (1937), as taylori.

Flora of Tropical East Africa
Flora of Tropical East Africa
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Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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