Euryops chrysanthemoides (DC.) B. Nord.

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Euryops chrysanthemoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
5, Monmouth Rd, Emerald Hill, Harare

Euryops chrysanthemoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Euryops chrysanthemoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
La Rochelle

Euryops chrysanthemoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Norseland, Vumba

Euryops chrysanthemoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Norseland, Vumba

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Synonyms: Gamolepis chrysanthemoides DC.
Common names: Honey daisy (English)
Frequency: Rare as a naturalised escape.
Status: Introduced
Description:
Shrub, attaining 2 m. Leaves 4-7 × 1-2 cm, alternate, clustered more densely towards the tips of the branches, pinnatifid, the lobes curving outwards and apiculate, often becoming narrower and smaller towards the leaf base. Capitula on furrowed peduncles, 10-15 cm. Phyllaries 5-6 mm, 14-15, the free part ovate-acuminate to subcircular. Ligules yellow. Flowering capitula c.4 cm in diameter. Achenes c.5 × 2 mm, narrowly obovoid, glabrous, black when mature. Pappus 0.
Notes: Very commonly cultivated shrub in Zimbabwe, seeding freely within gardens. This has been recorded as an escape from a wet ditch in Alexandra Park, Harare and also as a colonist of disturbed forest areas near Penhalonga.
Derivation of specific name: chrysanthemoides: resembling the genus Chrysanthemum
Habitat: Naturalised in a wet ditch in Harare and in a disturbed forest edge in the Eastern Highlands
Altitude range: (metres) 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Native in Eastern Cape and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C
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African Plant Database: Euryops chrysanthemoides
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Euryops chrysanthemoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Euryops chrysanthemoides
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Euryops chrysanthemoides
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Euryops chrysanthemoides
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Euryops chrysanthemoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Euryops chrysanthemoides
Ispot Southern Africa : Euryops chrysanthemoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Euryops chrysanthemoides
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Euryops chrysanthemoides
Tropicos: Euryops chrysanthemoides
West African Plants database: Euryops chrysanthemoides


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: Euryops chrysanthemoides.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161630, retrieved 27 September 2016

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