Senecio auriculatissimus Britten

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Senecio auriculatissimus

Photo: Bart Wursten
John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford

Senecio auriculatissimus

Photo: Bart Wursten
John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford

Senecio auriculatissimus

Photo: Bart Wursten
John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford

Senecio auriculatissimus

Photo: Bart Wursten
John Meikle Forestry Estate, Stapleford

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Common names:
Frequency: Local and occasional
Status: Native
Description:
Scandent shrub to 1.5 m. Leaves distinctly 2-lobed with a broad apical notch, broader than long, often coloured purple below; margin dentate; petiole 3-4 cm bearing prominent stipule-like auricles c. 2 cm at the base. Flowers yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: auriculatissimus: with most marked ear-like lobes, strongly auriculate (at the base of the petiole)
Habitat: Forest edges
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Aug -Dec
Worldwide distribution: Zimbabwe, Malawi and Mozambique (per specimens in SRGH)
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Tuesday 13 March 2012
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 28.

Strugnell, A.M. (2002). Endemics of Mt. Mulanje. The endemic spermatophytes of Mt. Mulanje, Malawi Systematics and Geography of Plants 72 Page 21.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 57.


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Flora of Malawi: Senecio auriculatissimus
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Senecio auriculatissimus
African Plant Database: Senecio auriculatissimus
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Senecio auriculatissimus
JSTOR Plant Science: Senecio auriculatissimus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Senecio auriculatissimus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Senecio auriculatissimus
Plants of the World Online: Senecio auriculatissimus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Senecio auriculatissimus
Tropicos: Senecio auriculatissimus
Wikipedia: Senecio auriculatissimus


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: Senecio auriculatissimus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161080, retrieved 17 November 2019

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