Helichrysum panduratum O. Hoffm.
var. panduratum

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Helichrysum panduratum var. panduratum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba main rd, by Chinyakwaremba

Helichrysum panduratum var. panduratum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba main rd, by Chinyakwaremba

Helichrysum panduratum var. panduratum

Photo: Bart Wursten
Vumba main rd, by Chinyakwaremba

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Synonyms: Helichrysum auriculatum sensu Oliv. & Hiern var. panduratum Harv.
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Status: Native
Scrambling perennial herb. Leaves up to 7 × 4 cm, gradually smaller, higher up the stems, almost violin-shaped (pandurate), sessile with the base broadly auriculate, clasping the stem, thinly covered in white hairs above, densely woolly below. Capitula in more or less lax terminal corymbose heads. Involucral bracts whitish, c. 5-seriate, oblong, up to 4-5 mm long. Florets yellow. See var. transvaalensis Moeser for comparison.
Derivation of specific name: panduratum: violin-shaped
Habitat: Along edges of forest and in miombo woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Gabon, DRC, Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E,S
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Images last updated: Wednesday 12 September 2007


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

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: Helichrysum panduratum var. panduratum.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159790, retrieved 27 May 2016

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