Conyza stricta Willd.
var. stricta

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Conyza stricta var. stricta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

Conyza stricta var. stricta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

Conyza stricta var. stricta

Photo: Petra Ballings
4x4 Club, Donnybrook, Arcturus Road, Harare

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Common names:
Frequency: Locally common
Status: Native
Erect annual herb, up to 1.1 m. Stems simple or branched near the base, covered with long white hairs. Leaves sessile, getting smaller towards the top. Inflorescence branched, up to 35 cm long. Capitula numerous on short, densely hairy pedicels, pale yellow.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: A weed of arable and disturbed areas.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 89. as Conyza stricta

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 210. (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.

Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 39 - 41.

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Flora of Botswana: Conyza stricta var. stricta
Flora of Malawi: Conyza stricta var. stricta
Flora of Mozambique: Conyza stricta var. stricta
Flora of Zambia: Conyza stricta var. stricta

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Conyza stricta var. stricta., retrieved 18 October 2018

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