Athroisma stuhlmannii (O. Hoffm.) Mattf.

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Athroisma stuhlmannii

Photo: James Varden
Mana Pools, just inland from the Mucheni Camps.

Athroisma stuhlmannii

Photo: James Varden
Mana Pools, just inland from the Mucheni Camps.

Athroisma stuhlmannii

Photo: James Varden
Mana Pools, just inland from the Mucheni Camps.

Athroisma stuhlmannii

Photo: James Varden
Mana Pools, just inland from the Mucheni Camps.

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Synonyms: Polycline stuhlmannii O. Hoffm.
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Status: Native
Description:
Annual herb 15–90 cm high. Leaves: lamina narrowly ovate to narrowly obovate, 3.5–8.5 × 0.5–2.5 cm, glabrous, with 3 main veins from the attenuate base; margin serrate. Glomerules solitary at the nodes, sessile, 9–18 mm in diameter; phyllaries absent; paleae present. Florets white or slightly pink because of pink anthers, female florets absent; disc florets 1.5–2.5 mm long. Achenes obovoid, 1–1.5 mm long, slightly hairy and glandular near the apex; pappus a ring of basally connected hairs 0.1 mm long.
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Zimbabwe and Zambia
Zimbabwe distribution: N
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Images last updated: Sunday 21 August 2016
Literature:

Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 547.


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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: Athroisma stuhlmannii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159350, retrieved 27 September 2016

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