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

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Crassocephalum rubens var. sarcobasis

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Synonyms: Crassocephalum sarcobasis (DC.) S. Moore
Gynura sarcobasis DC.
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Frequency: Common
Status: Native
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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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
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West African Plants database: Crassocephalum rubens

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: Crassocephalum rubens var. sarcobasis., retrieved 28 May 2016

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