Pentzia incana (Thunb.) Kuntze

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Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

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Synonyms: Chrysanthemum incanum Thunb.
Pentzia virgata Less.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Introduced, uncertain
Description:
Shrub, up to 60 cm, more or less grey-pubescent. Leaves petiolate, 3-fid at apex or pinnatipartite; lobes linear. Phyllaries obtuse. Capitula terminal, solitary on long peduncles. Flowers yellow.
Notes: There are some older records for this species from the Harare area where it was no doubt introduced. No recent records are known so it is uncertain if the species still occurs in Zimbabwe.
Derivation of specific name: incana: hoary, white
Habitat: In open grassland, usually in rocky or sandy soils.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and possibly introduced in Zimbabwe.
Zimbabwe distribution: C
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 7 April 2020
Literature:

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 27.

Retief, E. & Herman, P.P.J. (1997). Plants of the northern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters Strelitzia 6 Page 329.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 37.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Pentzia incana.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160910, retrieved 27 November 2020

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