Dicoma niccolifera Wild

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Dicoma niccolifera

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Mtoroshanga Pass, Great Dyke

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Frequency: Locally frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Prostrate or low-growing perennial herb. Leaves densely white-hairy.
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Habitat: In grassland and scrubland
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Worldwide distribution: Mostly from serpentine soils in Zimbabwe, but also known from non-serpentine areas in Zimbabwe and Zambia
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Literature:

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 42. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. (1965). The Flora of the Great Dyke of Southern Rhodesia with special reference to the Serpentine soils. Kirkia 5(1) Page 81.

Wild, H. (1972). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 3. Mutisieae. Kirkia 8(2) Pages 186 - 187.


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


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 niccolifera.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161930, retrieved 25 June 2016

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