Dendrosenecio battiscombei

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Dendrosenecio battiscombei
Senecio battiscombei.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Genus: Dendrosenecio
Species: D. battiscombei
Binomial name
Dendrosenecio battiscombei
(R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) E.B.Knox

Senecio battiscombei R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.
Senecio aberdaricus R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.
Source: [1]

Dendrosenecio battiscombei (synonym Senecio battiscombei) is one of the giant groundsels that lives on the slopes of Mount Kenya and the Aberdare Range. Like Dendrosenecio adnivalis on the Ruwenzori Mountains and the Virunga Mountains, Dendrosenecio battiscombei grows in the lower wetter areas of the Afro-Alpine zone.[2]

Infraspecific name synonymy[edit]

  • Dendrosenecio battiscombei (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) E.B.Knox
    • Dendrosenecio johnstonii (Oliv.) B.Nord. subsp. battiscombei (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) B.Nord.
    • Senecio aberdaricus R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.
    • Senecio battiscombei R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.
    • Senecio johnstonii Oliv. var. battiscombei (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) Mabb.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Dendrosenecio battiscombei (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) E.B.Knox record n° 105250". African Plants Database. South African National Biodiversity Institute, the Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and Tela Botanica. Retrieved 2008-05-13. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ Allan, Iain (1998). The Mountain Club of Kenya Guide to Mount Kenya and Kilimanjaro. Alpha Graphics Ltd. 

External links[edit]

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