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Plectocephalus varians (A.Rich.) C.Jeffrey ex Cuf.

Specimen

MNHN-P-P0010412
AFT (Tropical Africa)

Taxonomy

Asteraceae
Plectocephalus varians (A.Rich.) C.Jeffrey ex Cuf.

Origin

mt Zuquala, about 60 km S. of Addis Ababa. Alt. c. 3000 m. Erica arborea scrub. Grassy sloping place
De Wilde-Duyfjes B.E.E.
1965-10-30
3000
Perennial herbs. Lves dull dark green above, very pale green beneath. Involucral bracts green with dark purplish brown margin and stiff pale brown hairs. Ligulate fl. white, tubular flowers pale yellow; anthers brownish.