Kleinia petraea (R.E. Fr.) C. Jeffrey

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Kleinia petraea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Kleinia petraea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Kleinia petraea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

Kleinia petraea

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the lodges, Lake Kyle Recreational Park

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Synonyms: Notonia petraea R.E. Fr.
Notoniopsis petraea (R.E. Fr.) B. Nord.
Senecio jacobsenii Rowley
Senecio petraeus Muschl.
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Description: Succulent trailing herb. Capitula bright orange to red, solitary on erect greyish peduncles.
Notes: Originally planted as an ornamental in rock gardens around the cottages at Lake kyle Recreational Park, the species appears to be spreading into the surrounding rocky woodland areas and perhaps becoming naturalised.
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Worldwide distribution: Native to Kenya and Tanzania.
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Literature:

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 926.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kleinia petraea
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Kleinia petraea
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kleinia petraea
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kleinia petraea
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kleinia petraea
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Kleinia petraea
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Kleinia petraea
iNaturalist: Kleinia petraea
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Kleinia petraea
JSTOR Plant Science: Kleinia petraea
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kleinia petraea
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kleinia petraea
Plants of the World Online: Kleinia petraea
Tropicos: Kleinia petraea
Wikipedia: Kleinia petraea


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Kleinia petraea.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=185870, retrieved 25 November 2020

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