Conyza welwitschii (S. Moore) Wild

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Conyza welwitschii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Main rd near Headlands.

Conyza welwitschii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Main rd near Headlands

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Synonyms: Nidorella welwitschii S. Moore
Common names: Ruzambu (Shona) Yellow fleabane (English)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Erect perennial herb, up to 1.3 m. Stems and leaves covered in grey indumentum. Leaves linear with margins rolled, entire or with a few wide-spaced teeth. Inflorescence branched, terminal; capitula bright yellow with numerous needle-like ray-florets.
Derivation of specific name: welwitschii: named after the Austrian botanist, Friedrich Martin Welwitsch (1806-1872)
Habitat: In wet, marshy areas of grassland.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 45 - 47.


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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 welwitschii., retrieved 30 May 2016

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