Aspilia kotschyi (Sch. Bip.ex Hochst.) Oliv.
var. alba Berhaut

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Aspilia kotschyi var. alba

Photo: Helen Pickering
Livingstone: dirt road to Maramba lodge, on right going towards the lodge

Aspilia kotschyi var. alba

Photo: Helen Pickering
Livingstone: dirt road to Maramba lodge, on right going towards the lodge

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Common names:
Status: Native
See var. kotschyi for general description. This variety is clearly distinguished by the ray-florets being white.
Derivation of specific name: alba: white
Habitat: As a weed in disturbed areas.
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Worldwide distribution: As for var. kotschyi but generally less common
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W
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Images last updated: Friday 31 July 2009

Wild, H. (1966). The African Species of the Genus Aspilia Thouars Kirkia 5(2) Pages 204 - 205.

Wild, H. (1967). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) Pages 40 - 41.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Aspilia kotschyi
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Aspilia kotschyi
The Plant List (version 1.1): Aspilia kotschyi
Tropicos: Aspilia kotschyi

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: Aspilia kotschyi var. alba., retrieved 25 April 2017

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