Senecio barbertonicus Klatt

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Senecio barbertonicus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo

Senecio barbertonicus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo

Senecio barbertonicus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila, Matobo

Senecio barbertonicus

Photo: Isla Grundy
Near Camp Dwala, Matopos

Senecio barbertonicus

Photo: Isla Grundy
Near Camp Dwala, Matopos

Senecio barbertonicus

Photo: Isla Grundy
Near Camp Dwala, Matopos

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Synonyms: Kleinia barbertonica (Klatt) Burtt Davy
Common names: Barberton groundsel (English) Barberton senecio (English) Succulent bush senecio (English)
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Succulent shrub, sometimes climbing. Stems glabrous, with persistent leaf scars. Leaves succulent, terete, slightly curved, sessile, clustered near the branch apices, up to 9 × 0.5 cm; apex acute, mucronate. Inflorescence a corymbose panicle. Capitula 12-17 mm. Phyllaries 5-8, 12-15 mm. Rays present, yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: barbertonicus: from Barberton in Mpumalanga, South Africa, where the type specimen was collected.
Habitat: On granite kopjes and in rocky places.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Swaziland and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Thursday 29 October 2015
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 213. (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: Senecio barbertonicus.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161090, retrieved 29 May 2016

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