Lepidium bonariense L.

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Lepidium bonariense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Lepidium bonariense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam

Lepidium bonariense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Guvulala Pan, Hwange National Park

Lepidium bonariense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Guvulala Pan, Hwange National Park

Lepidium bonariense

Photo: Bart Wursten
Guvulala Pan, Hwange National Park

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Synonyms:
Common names: Argentine pepperwort (English)
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Introduced
Description:
Annual or sometimes perennial herb, up to c. 50 cm, usually single-stemmed but branching. Leaves variously pinnatifid or bipinnatifid, pubescent. Flowers in erect racemes, minute, white. The racemes elongating up to 17 cm when fruiting. Fruits (siluculae) at least 2 mm wide, clearly emarginate at the apex.
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Habitat: An introduced weed of disturbed places.
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution: Native to South America
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
Growth form(s): Annual, perennial.
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 10 June 2012
Literature:

Exell, A.W. (1960). Brassicaceae Flora Zambesiaca 1(1) Pages 190 - 191. (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 31.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 41.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lepidium bonariense
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lepidium bonariense
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The Plant List (version 1.1): Lepidium bonariense
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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: Species information: Lepidium bonariense.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=124080, retrieved 20 September 2019

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