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.
Synonyms

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.

Distribution[edit]

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]

References[edit]

  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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