Eschenbachia stricta (Willd.) Raizada

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Eschenbachia stricta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

Eschenbachia stricta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Haka Game Park, Cleveland Dam

Eschenbachia stricta

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

Eschenbachia stricta

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near the end of Fenella Drive, Monavale Vlei

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Synonyms: Baccharis trifurcata Trevir.
Blumea trisulca DC.
Conyza absinthifolia DC.
Conyza cuneata Buch.-Ham. ex DC.
Conyza macrorrhiza Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.
Conyza micrantha Spreng. ex DC.
Conyza montana B.Heyne ex DC.
Conyza spathulifolia Maxim. ex Regel
Conyza stricta Willd.
Conyza triloba Decne.
Conyza trisulca Buch.-Ham. ex D.Don
Conyza vatkeana Oliv. & Hiern
Erigeron incisus Sieber ex DC.
Erigeron macrorrhizus (Sch. Bip. ex A. Rich.) Sch. Bip. ex Schweinf.
Erigeron trilobus (Decne.) Boiss.
Marsea stricta (Willd.) Hiern
Nidorella triloba (Decne.) DC.
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: Widespread in tropical Africa, Madagascar and tropical Asia.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Images last updated: Monday 7 January 2019

Beentje, H.J. (ed.) (2002). Compositae (Part 2) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 500 - 502. as Conyza stricta (Includes a picture).

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. as Conyza stricta (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. as Conyza stricta var. stricta

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 29. as Conyza stricta

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

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Flora of Botswana: Eschenbachia stricta
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Eschenbachia stricta., retrieved 19 June 2024

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