Sonchus friesii Boulos
var. integer G.V. Pope

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Sonchus friesii var. integer

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Sonchus friesii var. integer

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Sonchus friesii var. integer

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

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Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial herb, up to 1 m, from a semi-woody taproot. Leaves may be entire or dentate, clasping around the stem. This variety is usually more slender than var. friesii with mostly unlobed leaves and the involucres narrowly cylindric (c. 5 mm in diameter).
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Habitat: Montane grassland, scrubland and cleared ground
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Aug - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Southern Malawi and eastern border mountains of Mozambique and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Literature:

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 222 - 223.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Sonchus friesii
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Sonchus friesii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Sonchus friesii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Sonchus friesii
Tropicos: Sonchus friesii


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Sonchus friesii var. integer.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162140, retrieved 23 January 2017

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