Grangea anthemoides O. Hoffm.

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Grangea anthemoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Grangea anthemoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Grangea anthemoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Grangea anthemoides

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Status: Native
Description:
Usually spreading or ± erect, less often prostrate annual herb. Leaves 1 - 3 cm, pinnatifid; lobes linear to narrowly oblong, varying from densely hairy (and hence appearing grey) to thinly hairy (and hence appearing green). Capitula spherical, in terminal corymbs, 3-6 together, each capitulum 3 - 6 mm in diameter. Phyllaries subacute at apex with a membranous margin. Achene 1 mm, with dense uncinate hairs. Pappus a minute crown-shaped rim, sometimes 0 in the outer florets.
Notes: Grangea species can be confused with Cotula anthemoides, which is also a small composite with rayless yellow flowers occurring in aquatic situations.
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Habitat: In damp places, such as by pans and in river beds.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia and W Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: W
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Images last updated: Sunday 7 December 2008
Literature:

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 214. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 34.

Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 13 - 14. (Includes a picture).


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Grangea anthemoides
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West African Plants database: Grangea anthemoides


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: Grangea anthemoides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158710, retrieved 25 May 2016

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