Nidorella auriculata DC.
subsp. auriculata

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Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba road between Jevingtonrd and Bunga Forest

Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba road between Jevingtonrd and Bunga Forest

Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba road between Jevingtonrd and Bunga Forest

Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba road between Jevingtonrd and Bunga Forest

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Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial herb, up to 1.3 m. Stems covered in whitish hairs. Leaves sessile, oblong to lanceolate, margins entre or irregularly serrate, pubescent on both sides, venation prominent below. Inflorescence branched, terminal; capitula hemispheric with dense golden yellow florets.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: auriculata: "with ears", auriculate; referring to the basal lobes of the leaves, which clasp the stems.
Habitat: In vlei grassland, often in disturbed areas.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Sep - Mar
Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Swaziland and Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Images last updated: Wednesday 23 November 2011
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 103. (Includes a picture).

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 310 - 311. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 36.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 57.

Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 64 - 66.


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Flora of Malawi: Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata
Flora of Mozambique: Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata
Flora of Zambia: Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata

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African Plant Database: Nidorella auriculata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Nidorella auriculata
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Nidorella auriculata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Nidorella auriculata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Nidorella auriculata
Ispot Southern Africa : Nidorella auriculata
JSTOR Plant Science: Nidorella auriculata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Nidorella auriculata
Tropicos: Nidorella auriculata
West African Plants database: Nidorella auriculata


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: Nidorella auriculata subsp. auriculata.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158860, retrieved 28 August 2016

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