Crassocephalum rubens (Jacq.) S. Moore
var. sarcobasis (DC.) C. Jeffrey & Beentje

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Crassocephalum rubens var. sarcobasis

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Mukuvisi Woodland, office area

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Synonyms: Crassocephalum sarcobasis (DC.) S. Moore
Gynura sarcobasis DC.
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Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
See var. rubens for general details. This variety is very similar but generally with smaller, narrower capitula.
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia and Sudan southwards to South Africa; also in Yemen, Madagascar and the Comoro Islands.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 89.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 203.


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


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: Crassocephalum rubens var. sarcobasis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160990, retrieved 11 December 2017

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