Chenopodium carinatum R. Br.

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Chenopodium carinatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Chenopodium carinatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Chenopodium carinatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

Chenopodium carinatum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Shashe Wilderness Camp, Shashe River

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Status: Introduced
Description:
Erect or prostrate annual herb, branching near the base. Stems up to 60 cm, hairy and glandular aromatic. Leaves alternate, ovate to elliptic in outline, up to 3 × 2 cm, with 2-6 large lobe-like blunt teeth; actual margin glandular, entire to sometimes finely toothed. Flowers minute, in dense rounded sessile axillary clusters, greenish, velvety and glandular.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: carinatum: keeled, having a keel-like ridge, referring to the wing-like hairy keel on each perianth segment
Habitat: A well-naturalised weed of disturbed areas.
Altitude range: (metres) 580 - 1600 m
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Australia. Introduced as a weed in southern Africa and Europe.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 29 March 2008
Literature:

Brenan, J.P.M. (1988). Chenopodiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 9(1) Pages 135 - 144. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 35. under Chenopodiaceae

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 46.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Chenopodium carinatum
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Chenopodium carinatum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chenopodium carinatum
The Plant List (version 1.1): Chenopodium carinatum
Tropicos: Chenopodium carinatum


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Chenopodium carinatum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=121960, retrieved 23 October 2017

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