Tolpis capensis (L.) Sch. Bip.

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Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

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Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb. Leaves in a basal rosette, oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic; margin dentate with teeth widely spaced. Capitula many in branched inflorescences; ray florets yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
Habitat: Most often in seasonally moist habitats but also in drier habitats such as grassland and miombo woodland, often soon after the grass has been burnt.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa, South Africa and Madagascar
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 109. (Includes a picture).

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 190 - 192. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 59.


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African Plant Database: Tolpis capensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Tolpis capensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tolpis capensis
Ispot Southern Africa : Tolpis capensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Tolpis capensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tolpis capensis
Tropicos: Tolpis capensis
West African Plants database: Tolpis capensis


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: Tolpis capensis.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162030, retrieved 23 July 2016

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