Pulicaria scabra (Thunb.) Druce

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Pulicaria scabra

Photo: Bart Wursten
In valley below Cleveland Dam

Pulicaria scabra

Photo: Bart Wursten
In valley below Cleveland Dam

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Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Erect annual herb, up to 1 m, Stems usually simple below, sometimes branching above, densely silky hairy. Leaves narrowly oblong, sessile, decreasing in size towards the top of the stem. Inflorescence terminal; capitula yellow with minute ray-florets and numerous disk-florets.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: scabra: scabrid or rough
Habitat: In moist places: near streams and rivers and in marshes and vleis.
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 30.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 37.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pulicaria scabra
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JSTOR Plant Science: Pulicaria scabra
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pulicaria scabra
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pulicaria scabra
The Plant List (version 1.1): Pulicaria scabra
Tropicos: Pulicaria scabra


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pulicaria scabra.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160070, retrieved 21 September 2017

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