Guizotia scabra (Vis.) Chiov.

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Guizotia scabra

Photo: Bart Wursten
Nr Bridge, Borrowdale Common

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Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Erect perennial herb, up to 2 m but usually less. Leaves mostly opposite, variable in shape and size, from near linear to ovate-oblong; margin shallowly serrate. Capitula yellow, in inflorescences at the ends of branches. Ray-florets up to 2 cm, deeply 3-dentate at the apex.
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Habitat: In swampy areas and along streamsides, occasionally in high rainfall grassland.
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Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Saturday 29 April 2006


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African Plant Database: Guizotia scabra
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Guizotia scabra
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ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Guizotia scabra
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Guizotia scabra
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Guizotia scabra
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Guizotia scabra
Ispot Southern Africa : Guizotia scabra
JSTOR Plant Science: Guizotia scabra
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Guizotia scabra
Tropicos: Guizotia scabra
West African Plants database: Guizotia scabra

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: Guizotia scabra., retrieved 24 May 2016

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