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This species is accepted, and its native range is Ethiopia to S. Africa, Madagascar.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb 0.3–1 m tall; stems erect, simple or branching from the base, finely ribbed, thinly hirsute.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves pale green, narrowly obovate to narrowly spatulate, 1.5–10 cm long, 0.2–3 cm wide, the base long-attenuate (in more proximal leaves) to cuneate (in more distal leaves), the margin serrate-dentate to almost lobed, to almost entire in more distal leaves, the apex obtuse and mucronate, or pinnatipartite with 2–3 pairs of lobes, tapering to the base, the lobes divided almost to the midrib, narrowly oblong to linear, the margins entire, dentate or lobed, mucronate, pubescent on both sides or rarely glabrous, densely glandular.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula 2–5 mm long, united in laxly corymbose or subglobose cymes, which in turn form a terminal lax leafy panicle or corymb; stalks of individual capitula 2–5 mm long, glabrous to pubescent; phyllaries oblong or lanceolate, 1–3 mm long, 0.4–0.6 mm wide, the margins fimbriate or serrate, hyaline towards the apex, acute or obtuse, (sparsely) pubescent, glandular; receptacle toroid, with spinules.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray florets yellow, 40–58, tube cylindrical, 1.2–1.4 mm long, ray 0.4–0.5 mm long and about as wide, 2–3-dentate or -lobed, style ± 1.5 mm long; disc florets yellow, 9–20, cylindrical proximally, campanulate distally, tube 1.3–1.5 mm long, lobes 0.4–0.6 mm long, pilose, occasionally glandular distally; anthers 0.7–0.9 mm long with triangular appendages; style 1.6–1.7 mm long with triangular appendages to the arms.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid, 0.7–1.1 mm long, pubescent to sparsely pilose; pappus of 11–15 barbellate setae 1.5–2 mm long.
Habitat
Cultivated land and waste places such as roadsides; may be locally common; (900–)1500–2150 m
Distribution
K4 K6 T2 T4 T6 T7 T8

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Ethiopia, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

English
Nidorella

Nidorella resedifolia DC. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 1920 Cooper, T. [580], South Africa K000273838
Jan 1, 1920 Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000273839
Krauss [123], South Africa K000273836
Drege [s.n.], South Africa K000273837 Unknown type material
Lacroix, I.F. [3409], Malawi K000662187
Lacroix, I.F. [4787], Malawi K000662239

First published in Prodr. 5: 322 (1836)

Accepted by

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

Literature

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • DC., Prodr. 5: 322 (1836).
  • Lisowski, Aster. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 102 (1991).
  • Wild in Bol. Soc. Brot. sér. 2, 43: 223 (1969)
  • Wild in Kirkia 10: 66, fig. 17 (1975).

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Kew Backbone Distributions
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Plants and People Africa
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