Dicoma macrocephala DC.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: macrocephala: with large heads
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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 42 - 43.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 32.

Wild, H. (1972). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 3. Mutisieae. Kirkia 8(2) Pages 187 - 188.


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Flora of Botswana: Dicoma macrocephala
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Dicoma macrocephala
African Plant Database: Dicoma macrocephala
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Dicoma macrocephala
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Dicoma macrocephala
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Dicoma macrocephala
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Dicoma macrocephala
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Dicoma macrocephala
Ispot Southern Africa: Dicoma macrocephala
JSTOR Plant Science: Dicoma macrocephala
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Dicoma macrocephala
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Dicoma macrocephala
The Plant List (version 1.1): Dicoma macrocephala
Tropicos: Dicoma macrocephala

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: Dicoma macrocephala.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161920, retrieved 23 February 2018

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