Senecio tamoides DC.

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Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
By main Vumba rd opp Jevington rd turnoff

Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
By main Vumba rd opp Jevington rd turnoff

Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Ndundu Lodge, Vumba

Senecio tamoides

Photo: Bart Wursten
Skeleton Pass, Chimanimani National Park.

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Common names: Canary creeper (English)
Description: A vigorous perennial scrambler or climber. It makes a spectacular display when in flower, creeping along the ground or climbing several meters into the trees.
Notes: See Senecio deltoideus for differences between the species.
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Flowering time:Apr - Jul
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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 28.

Plowes, D.C.H. & Drummond, R.B. (1990). Wild Flowers of Zimbabwe. Revised edition. Longman, Zimbabwe. No. 150, plate 193

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.

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

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: Senecio tamoides., retrieved 19 July 2019

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