Senecio tamoides DC.

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Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
By main Vumba rd opp Jevington rd turnoff

Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
By main Vumba rd opp Jevington rd turnoff

Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Skeleton Pass, Chimanimani National Park.

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Common names: Canary creeper (English)
Status: Native
A vigorous perennial scrambler or climber. It makes a spectacular display when in flower, creeping along the ground or climbing several meters into the trees.
Notes: See Senecio deltoideus for differences between the species.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Along evergreen forest margins.
Altitude range: (metres) 300 - 1900 m
Flowering time:Apr - Jul
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 150, plate 193


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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 tamoides., retrieved 9 December 2016

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