Coreopsis lanceolata L.

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Coreopsis lanceolata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Woodlands Rd, Vumba

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Synonyms:
Common names: Coreopsis (English) Tick-seed (English) Tickseed (English)
Description: Perennial herb, growing from a short rhizome, cultivated as a garden ornamental. Stems longitudinally ribbed. Leaves mostly basal, linear to oblanceolate; lower leaves deeply lobed; upper leaves entire. Capitula solitary on long peduncles, bright yellow and showy with c. 8 large, three-lobed ray-florets. Fruits broadly winged.
Notes: Introduced as a garden ornamental. Has spread rapidly onto roadsides around Harare (?since c. 1980) and several other high rainfall areas such as the Vumba.
Derivation of specific name: lanceolata: lanceolate
Flowering time:Oct - Dec
Worldwide distribution: Native to Eastern USA
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Image last updated: Wednesday 14 June 2006
Literature:

Henderson, L. (2001). Alien weeds and invasive plants Plant Protection Research Institute Handbook No. 12. Plant Protection Research Institute, Agricultural Research Council, South Africa. Page 46. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 24.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Coreopsis lanceolata

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Coreopsis lanceolata
African Plant Database: Coreopsis lanceolata
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Coreopsis lanceolata
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Coreopsis lanceolata
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Coreopsis lanceolata
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Coreopsis lanceolata
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Coreopsis lanceolata
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Coreopsis lanceolata
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Coreopsis lanceolata
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Coreopsis lanceolata
Ispot Southern Africa: Coreopsis lanceolata
JSTOR Plant Science: Coreopsis lanceolata
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Coreopsis lanceolata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Coreopsis lanceolata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Coreopsis lanceolata
Tropicos: Coreopsis lanceolata


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Coreopsis lanceolata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=160570, retrieved 21 May 2019

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