Emilia transvaalensis (Bolus) C. Jeffrey

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Emilia transvaalensis

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Emilia transvaalensis

Photo: Mark Hyde

Emilia transvaalensis

Photo: Mark Hyde

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Synonyms: Senecio transvaalensis Bolus
Common names:
Status: Native
Annual herb up to 45 cm high. Leaves slightly fleshy, mostly concentrated along the mid-stems, sessile, narrowly elliptic to oblanceolate, up to 6 sm long, whitish woolly when young, becoming hairless, clasping the stem at the base. Capitula c. 12 mm in diameter, pink, solitary on long peduncles, up to 25 cm long; rays absent.
Derivation of specific name: transvaalensis: from the Transvaal, South Africa
Habitat: On rocky ground and along roadsides
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Southern Mozambique, Southern Zimbabwe, Botswana and Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Pages 215 - 216. (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 31.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 919.

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 25.

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 444 - 445. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 33.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Emilia transvaalensis
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Emilia transvaalensis
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Wikipedia: Emilia transvaalensis

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: Emilia transvaalensis.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161570, retrieved 5 March 2024

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