Senecio hadiensis Forssk.

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Status: Native
Usually a herbaceous climber with thick succulent, glabrous stems, sometimes a weakly erect herb or shrub. Leaves 4.5-7 × 1.5-3 cm, glabrous, elliptic or obovate; base attenuate into a weakly defined petiole up to 3.5 cm; apex acute; margin irregularly serrate. Inflorescence a branched corymbose panicle. Capitula usually radiate, less often without rays. Phyllaries 3-4 mm. Rays (if present) yellow. Ovary hairy.
Notes: Specimens of this species could not be found in SRGH on 11 January 2007.
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Habitat: Scrambling over bushes on termite mounds and by rivers
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Worldwide distribution: From Yemen southwards into NE Africa and southwards to South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
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Images last updated: Sunday 14 January 2007


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External websites:

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

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 hadiensis., retrieved 9 December 2016

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