Anisopappus lastii (O. Hoffm.) Wild
subsp. lastii

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Synonyms: Anisopappus rhombifolius Wild
Anisopappus tenerus (S. Moore) Brenan
Sphacophyllum lastii O. Hoffm.
Sphacophyllum pratense S. Moore
Sphacophyllum sparsum S. Moore
Sphacophyllum tenerum S. Moore
Common names:
Status: Native
Notes: Specimens from northern Zimbabwe appeared to be distinct and were originally described as a new species under the name Anisopappus rhombifolius Wild. Since more specimens with similar or intermediate characteristics have been collected in Zambia this is now considered a synonym.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In miombo woodland on sandy soils and quartzite soils
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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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 23.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 50.

Wild, H. (1963). A Revision of the Genus Anisopappus Hook. & Arn. (Compositae) Kirkia 4 Pages 67 - 68.

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 89 - 90.

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Flora of Malawi: Anisopappus lastii subsp. lastii
Flora of Mozambique: Anisopappus lastii subsp. lastii
Flora of Zambia: Anisopappus lastii subsp. lastii

External websites:

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

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: Anisopappus lastii subsp. lastii., retrieved 20 February 2019

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