Conyza ulmifolia (Burm.f.) Kuntze

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Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

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Synonyms: Baccharis ulmifolia Burm. f.
Conyza incisa Aiton
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect or somewhat straggling sticky glandular perennial herb up to c. 1 m tall, Leaves more or less ovate in outline, 3-5 cm long, covered in sticky glandular hairs; margin dentate serrate to lobed, narrowing towards the base into a winged or lobed pseudo-petiole. Capitula hemi-spherical, c. 12 mm in diameter, in a terminal, loosely branched inflorescence. Involucral bracts 2-5-seriate, 2-5 mm long, densely glandular. Disk florets yellow; rays absent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: ulmifolia: with leaves like an Elm tree (Ulmus sp).
Habitat: Occurring in wet places along rivers and streams, often forming extensive colonies.
Altitude range: (metres) Up to 1550 m
Flowering time:All year
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, South Africa as far as Eastern Cape.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E
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Images last updated: Sunday 27 July 2008
Literature:

Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 54 - 55.


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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: Conyza ulmifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159030, retrieved 29 June 2016

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