Afroligusticum claessensii (C. Norman) P.J.D. Winter

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Afroligusticum claessensii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rd N of Troutbeck by Cheshire Cottage

Afroligusticum claessensii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rd N of Troutbeck by Cheshire Cottage

Afroligusticum claessensii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rd N of Troutbeck by Cheshire Cottage

Afroligusticum claessensii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Rd N of Troutbeck by Cheshire Cottage

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Synonyms: Peucedanum claessensii C. Norman
Peucedanum valerianifolium Baker
Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial herb, 1-2.5 m. Leaves large, 50 cm or more, 2 to 3 pinnate with lanceolate leaflets sometimes with basal lobes; margins irregularly serrate. Umbels terminal and lateral, lateral often exceeding the terminal, bracts absent. Flowers pale yellow. Fruits dorsiventrally compressed with lateral wings.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In montane grassland, near streams along roadsides and occasionally as a weed of cultivation.
Altitude range: (metres) 1050 - 2150 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zaire and Tanzania south to Zimbabwe and Mozambique
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Friday 10 February 2006
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 63. as Peucedanum claessensii

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 609 - 610. As Peucedanum claessensii


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Afroligusticum claessensii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Afroligusticum claessensii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143290, retrieved 24 August 2016

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