Schistostephium crataegifolium (DC.) Fenzl ex Harv.

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Schistostephium crataegifolium

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Cleveland Dam, Harare

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Synonyms: Schistostephium artemisiifolium Baker
Schistostephium homblei De Wild.
Schistostephium microcephalum Baker
Schistostephium saxicola Hutch.
Schistostephium scandens Hutch.
Schistostephium villosum Hutch.
Tanacetum consanguineum DC.
Tanacetum crataegifolium DC.
Common names:
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Erect perennial herb. The leaves are glabrous and lobed nearly to the mid vein, appearing pinnate.
Derivation of specific name: crataegifolium: with leaves like an Crataegus, a genus of shrubs or trees in Rocaceae, found in the temperate Northern Hemisphere.
Habitat: In grassland and woodland, often in rocky places
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 2500 m
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Worldwide distribution: DRC,Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Sunday 7 May 2006

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 105. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 34. as Schistostephium artemisiifolium

Harris, T. (2013). A treatment of the African genus Schistostephium (Compositae: Anthemideae) Kew Bulletin 68(1) Pages 108 - 111.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 27. as Schistostephium artemisiifolium

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 33. p.p. as Schistostephium artemisiifolium

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 320 - 321. (Includes a picture).

Van Wyk, B. & Malan, S. (1988). Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of the Witwatersrand and Pretoria Region Struik, Cape Town Pages 114 - 115. (Includes a picture).


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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: Schistostephium crataegifolium., retrieved 26 October 2016

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