Conyza sumatrensis (Retz.) E. Walker

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Conyza sumatrensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Conyza sumatrensis

Photo: Petra Ballings
4x4 Club, Donnybrook, Arcturus Road, Harare

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Synonyms: Conyza albida Willd. ex Spreng.
Conyza floribunda Kunth
Erigeron floribundus (Kunth) Sch. Bip.
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Introduced
Description:
Tall erect annual, up to 2 m. It can be distinguished from the very similar C. bonariensis by the side branches always being shorter than the main stem, and the pappus being straw-coloured to pale brown.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: sumatrensis: of Sumatra, Indonesia
Habitat: A weed of cultivated and disturbed ground.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Oct - May
Worldwide distribution: Possibly originating from South America but now an abundant pantropical weed.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-14

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2014). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Conyza sumatrensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159010, retrieved 22 August 2014

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