Senecio coronatus (Thunb.) Harv.

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Senecio coronatus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Dam wall, Cleveland Dam, Harare

Senecio coronatus

Photo: Bill Clarke
In game area, Val D'Or

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Synonyms:
Common names: Chipapari (Shona) Runziwa (Shona)
Frequency: Common
Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial with large, broadly elliptic leaves concentrated around the base. One to several stout stems grow from a large rootstock, densely covered in silky hairs. Even the roots are often hairy. Capitula up to 20 in a terminal cluster, with numerous slender yellow ray florets.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: coronatus: crowned
Habitat: In dry ground, often most noticeable in burnt areas
Altitude range: (metres) 910 - 2400 m
Flowering time:Sep - Nov
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana, Swaziland and South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
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Images last updated: Thursday 11 January 2007
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 215. (Includes a picture).

Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 641 - 642.

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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 38.


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JSTOR Plant Science: Senecio coronatus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Senecio coronatus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Senecio coronatus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Senecio coronatus
Tropicos: Senecio coronatus


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 coronatus.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161120, retrieved 20 June 2019

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