Senecio gazensis S. Moore

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Senecio gazensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes of Chinziwa, Vumba

Senecio gazensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes of Chinziwa, Vumba

Senecio gazensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Slopes of Chinziwa, Vumba

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Frequency: Frequent in the E Highlands
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb to 80 cm. Stems occurring in clusters, leafy with numerous linear leaves from the base; the leaves erecto-patent or appressed to the stem. Leaves 25 × 3 mm; margin serrate. Flowers in a terminal corymb. Ray-florets yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: gazensis: of Gazaland, a historic name for Southern Mozambique.
Habitat: In seasonally burnt grassland; also in Brachystegia woodland
Altitude range: (metres) 1520 - 2250 m
Flowering time:(Jun-) Sep - Jan
Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Thursday 19 April 2007
Literature:

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.


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External websites:

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


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Senecio gazensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161160, retrieved 19 December 2018

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