Dendrosenecio brassiciformis

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

Senecio brassiciformis R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.
Source: AFPD[1]

Dendrosenecio brassiciformis is one of the East African giant groundsel, this one is endemic to the slopes of Aberdare Range and bearing fruit but once, and dying after.[2] Once considered to be of the genus Senecio but since have been reclassified into their own genus Dendrosenecio.


Dendrosenecio brassiciformis lives on the Aberdare Range between the altitudes of 2,950 and 3,950 meters (9,700 and 13,000 feet).[2]

Infraspecific name synonymy[edit]

  • Dendrosenecio brassica B.Nord. subsp. brassiciformis (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) B.Nord.
  • Dendrosenecio brassiciformis (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) Mabb.
  • Senecio brassica R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr. subsp. brassiciformis (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) Mabb.
  • Senecio brassiciformis R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.[1]


  1. ^ a b "Dendrosenecio brassiciformis (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) Mabb. record n° 10525". African Plants Database. South African National Biodiversity Institute, the Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques de la Ville de Genève and Tela Botanica. Retrieved 2008-05-15. [permanent dead link]
  2. ^ a b Aluka. "Entry for Dendrosenecio brassiciformis (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) Mabb. [family COMPOSITAE]". African Plants. Ithaka Harbors, Inc. doi:10.5555/AL.AP.FLORA.FTEA006286. Archived from the original on 2013-08-01. Retrieved 2008-05-15. Flora of Tropical East Africa, Vol Part Part 3, page 547 (2005) Author: H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind 

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