Dicoma anomala Sond.

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Dicoma anomala

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Lusaka SE, Lusaka East Forest Reserve (PFA 27)

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Synonyms: Dicoma anomala Sond. subsp. cirsioides (Harv.) Wild
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Status: Native
Few to many prostrate or decumbent annual stems radiating from a woody rootstock. Leaves along the stem and several subtending the capitula, linear-elliptic, the margins not or slightly revolute (rolled under), discolorous. Capitula 1 – many per stem.
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Flowering time:Jun - Aug
Worldwide distribution: D.R. Congo, Uganda, Tanzania to South Africa, Lesotho, Angola
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 254. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 32. as Dicoma anomala anomala

Wild, H. (1972). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 3. Mutisieae. Kirkia 8(2) Pages 189 - 192.


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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: Dicoma anomala.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161880, retrieved 30 May 2016

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