Bidens chippii

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Bidens aristosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Coreopsideae
Genus: Bidens
Species: B. chippii
Binomial name
Bidens chippii
(M.B.Moss) Mesfin

Coreopsis chippii M.B.Moss

Bidens chippii is a species of flowering plant in the family Asteraceae. It belongs to the genus Bidens.[2] The plant was at first named Coreopsis chippii after British botanist Thomas Ford Chipp (1886–1931)). Chipp found it on 11 February 1929 growing in scrub at an altitude of 3,125 metres (10,253 ft) on top of Mount Kinyeti in the Imatong Mountains of southern Sudan.[3][4][5]


  1. ^ The International Plant Names Index, Coreopsis chippii M.B.Moss
  2. ^ "Specimen: K000410525". Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew. 
  3. ^ Earl Edward Sherff (20 October 1936). "Revision of the Genus Coreopsis" (PDF). Field Museum of Natural History, Chicago. Retrieved 2011-06-29. 
  4. ^ Moss, Marion Beatrice 1929. Bulletin of Miscellaneous Information, Royal Gardens, Kew 1929(6): 196, as Coreopsis chippii
  5. ^ Mesfin Tadesse. 1984. Symbolae Botanicae Upsalienses 24(1): 85