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Specimen: K000410446
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Family: Asteraceae Type Status: holotype
Current Name: Melanthera richardsae Wild Phenology:
Collector: Richards, H.M. Plant Parts: Leaves, stem(s), flower/inflorescence
Collector no: 1491 Item: Sheet
Collection Date: 21/04/1952 Project: African Types
Country: Zambia Habitat: By side of stream, very damp, in dense vegetation on steep bank. Grows in huge masses over the rocks and shrub.
Location: Abercorn District: Taskers Deviation, Chilongowelo. Plant Description: A vigorous climbing plant. Leaves rough. Involucre leafy with short hairs. Flowers, ray flowers orange, middle florets brown.
Lat and Long: General Comments: Especially of apical bcts with flowers 4 main stem length.
Data Source:
Altitude: 1494.0 m
Related Specimens: K000410445 
Determination History:
Scientific Name Determiner Determination Date Type of? Determination Notes
Melanthera richardsae Wild  Jeffrey, C.  08/1965  ✔  
Melanthera richardsae Wild  Wild, H.  1964  ✔
Cite as: http://specimens.kew.org/herbarium/K000410446
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