Senecio macroglossus DC.

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Common names: Natal ivy (English) Wax ivy (English)
Status: Perhaps introduced
Notes: There was only one specimen from Zimbabwe in SRGH on 11 Jan 2007, namely this one from the Vumba. This appears to be a doubtful native record and it seems possible that the status is that of a naturalised escape.
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Habitat: In forest
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Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Images last updated: Thursday 11 January 2007

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.

Other sources of information about Senecio macroglossus:

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Flora of Zambia: Senecio macroglossus
Flora of Zimbabwe: cultivated Senecio macroglossus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Senecio macroglossus
African Plant Database: Senecio macroglossus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Senecio macroglossus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Senecio macroglossus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Senecio macroglossus
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iNaturalist: Senecio macroglossus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Senecio macroglossus
JSTOR Plant Science: Senecio macroglossus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Senecio macroglossus
Plants of the World Online: Senecio macroglossus
Tropicos: Senecio macroglossus
Wikipedia: Senecio macroglossus

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: Senecio macroglossus., retrieved 22 May 2024

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