Crassocephalum × picridifolium (DC.) S. Moore

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Status: Native
Notes: Said in FTEA, p. 606 to be most likely a hybrid between C. paludum C. Jeffrey and C. vitellinum (Benth.) S. Moore. Interestingly, neither of these species extends further south than Zambia.
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Worldwide distribution: West Africa from Gambia to Cameroon, Congo, Sudan, Ethiopia and southwards to South Africa
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
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Images last updated: Tuesday 16 January 2007

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. as Crassocephalum picridifolium (????)

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10. As Crassocephalum picridifolium

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 211. (Includes a picture).

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 32.

Other sources of information about Crassocephalum × picridifolium:

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Flora of Botswana: Crassocephalum × picridifolium
Flora of Malawi: Crassocephalum × picridifolium
Flora of Mozambique: Crassocephalum × picridifolium

External websites:

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

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: Crassocephalum × picridifolium., retrieved 19 May 2019

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