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This species is accepted, and its native range is N. Nigeria to Eritrea.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A perennial herb with several stems 2-4 ft. high from a woody stock
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Ray-florets bright golden-yellow in heads about 1 in. across
Ray
Ray-florets bright golden-yellow in heads about 1 in. across
Ecology
In hill grassland.

Native to:

Cameroon, Central African Repu, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Nigeria, Sudan, Zaïre

Introduced into:

Great Britain

Bidens camporum (Hutch.) Mesfin appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2004 Pollard, B.J. [683], Cameroon K000746655
Jan 1, 2004 Onana, J.-M. [1890], Cameroon K000746656
Aug 1, 2001 Munyenyembe, P. [766], Cameroon K000746886
Aug 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [3507 B], Cameroon K000746934
Aug 1, 2001 Buzgo, M. [684], Cameroon K000746884
Aug 1, 2001 Satabie, B. [1074], Cameroon K000746933
Aug 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8673 b], Cameroon K000746883
Jan 1, 1987 Schimper [332], Ethiopia K000410527 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1987 Schimper [332], Ethiopia K000410528 isotype
Jan 1, 1987 Schimper [332], Ethiopia K000410529 isolectotype
Jan 1, 1984 Cooper [s.n.], Sudan K000410526 holotype
Jan 1, 1984 Tessmann, G. [2704], Cameroon K000410536 lectotype
Jan 1, 1984 Tessmann, G. [2704], Cameroon K000410537 lectotype
Gregory, H. [207], Cameroon Coreopsis camporum 948.000

First published in Symb. Bot. Upsal. 24: 77 (1984)

Accepted by

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

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