Dendrosenecio keniensis

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Dendrosenecio keniensis


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Senecioneae
Subtribus: Senecioninae
Genus: Dendrosenecio
Species: Dendrosenecio keniensis


Dendrosenecio keniensis (Baker f.) Mabb. in Vuilleumier & Monasterio, 1986

  • Type locality: Höhnel Valley, Mt Kenya, Kenya
  • Holotype: Gregory s.n. (Flowers and inflorescence only; BM)


  • Senecio keniensis Baker f., 1894 (J. Bot. 32:140)
  • Senecio brassica R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr., 1922 (Sven. Bot. Tidskr. 16:336), nom. nov. superfl. pro Senecio keniensis
    • The pratice of considering names based on mixed materium invalid is no longer allwoe dunder the code, making this name illegitimate.
    • Lectotype: Fries & Fries 1305 (UPS)
  • Dendrosenecio brassica (R.E.Fr. & T.C.E.Fr.) B.Nord., 1978 (Opera Bot. 44:43), nom. superfl. pro Dendrosenecio keniensis


Native distribution areas:
Dendrosenecio keniensis
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Eastern Africa
      • Kenya (Mt. Kenya)

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


  • Vuilleumier, François, and Maximina Monasterio (eds.) (1986) High Altitude Tropical Biogeography. New York: Oxford University Press. ISBN 0-19-503625-5. p. 100.
  • Knox, Eric. B. (2005) "Dendrosenecio." in H. J. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D. J. N. Hind (eds.), Flora of Tropical East Africa, Compositae (part 3). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. ISBN 1-84246-106-0. pp. 548-563.