Crassocephalum montuosum (S. Moore) Milne-Redh.

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Status: Native
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Habitat: Along forest margins and clearings.
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Worldwide distribution: From Nigeria eastwards to Ethiopia and southwards to Angola and Zimbabwe; Madagascar
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Tuesday 16 January 2007

Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 602 - 604. (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. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 16.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 906.

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 52.

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Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Crassocephalum montuosum
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Flora of Zambia: Crassocephalum montuosum

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Crassocephalum montuosum
African Plant Database: Crassocephalum montuosum
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JSTOR Plant Science: Crassocephalum montuosum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Crassocephalum montuosum
Plants of the World Online: Crassocephalum montuosum
Tropicos: Crassocephalum montuosum
Wikipedia: Crassocephalum montuosum

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: Crassocephalum montuosum., retrieved 24 May 2024

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