Brachylaena huillensis

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Brachylaena huillensis


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Tarchonanthoideae
Tribus: Tarchonantheae
Genus: Brachylaena
Species: Brachylaena huillensis


Brachylaena huillensis O.Hoffm., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 32(1): 149 (1902)

  • Type: Antunes 121 (in flower and fruit, 28 September 1899; holotype: B, destroyed; isotypes: K000274031(JSTOR) [fragment], LUA, PRE0587012-0 [fragment]).
  • Type locality: [Angola.] Benguella: Huilla, auf Felsboden an Fuße der Berge unter Gesträuch, 1780 m ü. M.[​Huíla, on rocky ground on the foot of the mountains under bush, 1780 m above sea level]


  • Heterotypic
    • Brachylaena hutchinsii Hutch., Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1910(4): 126 (1910); not accepted by Paiva (1972) and Beentje (2000: 15) [cited as Brachylaena huiilensis].
      • Type:
      • Type locality: British East Africa[Kenya]. Nairobi.

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References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


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Gĩkũyũ: Mũhũgũ
Kiswahili: Muhuhu
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