Aspilia natalensis (Sond.) Wild

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Aspilia natalensis

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Synonyms: Aspilia fontinalis Hiern
Aspilia kakondensis S. Moore
Aspilia monocephela Baker
Aspilia welwitschii O. Hoffm.
Wedelia affinis De Wild.
Wedelia katangensis De Wild.
Wedelia natalensis Sond.
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: natalensis: of Natal, South Africa
Habitat: In woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,E
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 174 - 175. (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 81.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 29.

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.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 28.

Wild, H. (1966). The African Species of the Genus Aspilia Thouars Kirkia 5(2) Pages 213 - 215.

Wild, H. (1967). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 1. Heliantheae. Kirkia 6(1) Pages 44 - 45.

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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: Aspilia natalensis., retrieved 22 May 2024

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