Monactinocephalus paniculata (Klatt) Burtt Davy

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Monactinocephalus paniculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

Monactinocephalus paniculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

Monactinocephalus paniculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

Monactinocephalus paniculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

Monactinocephalus paniculata

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chakoma, NE of Harare

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Synonyms: Inula subscaposa S. Moore
Monactinocephalus paniculatus Klatt
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial herb, up to c. 2 m tall. Stem simple, branching only at the inflorescence, pubescent and somewhat rough, becoming woody near the base. Leaves both basal and along the stem. Basal leaves petiolate, elliptic to oblanceolate up to 40(60) cm long, often decurrent into the petiole, roughly hairy above with tubercle-based hairs, more softly hairy below; margin coarsely toothed. Leaves on the stem alternate, up to 35 cm long, getting smaller higher up the stem, sessile to strongly clasping the stem. Capitula in fairly dense heads, together forming a large panicle up to 35 cm in diameter, orange-yellow with 3-5 ray-florets. Involucral bracts c. 4 seriate, linear-lanceolate, ciliate on the margin, often purple-tipped.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: paniculata: with a branched inflorescence (panicle)
Habitat: In vleis and by streams in miombo woodland and montane grassland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: From West Africa to Ethiopia and south to northern South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Sunday 13 February 2011
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 99. As Inula paniculata (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 34. As Inula paniculata

Gutiérrez-Larruscain, D., Santos-Vicente, M., Anderberg, A.A., Rico, E. & Martínez-Ortega, M.M. (2018). Phylogeny of the Inula group (Asteraceae: Inuleae): Evidence from nuclear and plastid genomes and a recircumscription of Pentanema Taxon 67(1) Page 158.

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 26. As Inula paniculata

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 31. As Inula paniculata

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 40 - 41. As Inula paniculata


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-21

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2021). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Monactinocephalus paniculata.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160020, retrieved 16 January 2021

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