Cineraria mazoensis S. Moore
var. graniticola Cron

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Cineraria mazoensis var. graniticola

Photo: Bart Wursten
Near tunnel of mine site, Mt Buchwa

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Common names:
Status: Native
See var. mazoensis for general description details. This variety can be distinguished by the velcro-like sticking habit of the leaves and the hairless involucral bracts and peduncles.
Notes: It is likely to be more threatened than var. mazoensis due to its more limited distribution and smaller populations.
Derivation of specific name: mazoensis: of the Mazoe area in northern Zimbabwe;
graniticola: granite loving.
Habitat: In crevices and in wooded gullies of granite domes and hills.on
Altitude range: (metres) 1100 - 1500 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Images last updated: Wednesday 13 June 2018

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 8. Possibly as Cineraria lobata

Cron, G.V., Balkwill, K. & Knox, E.B. (2006). A revision of the genus Cineraria (Asteraceae, Senecioneae) Kew Bulletin 61 Pages 508 - 509. (Includes a picture).

Cron, G.V., Balkwill, K. & Knox, E.B. (2006). Two new species and a variety of Cineraria (Asteraceae) from tropical Africa Kew Bulletin 61 Pages 171 - 174. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Cineraria mazoensis
African Plant Database: Cineraria mazoensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Cineraria mazoensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Cineraria mazoensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Cineraria mazoensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Cineraria mazoensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Cineraria mazoensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Cineraria mazoensis
iNaturalist: Cineraria mazoensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Cineraria mazoensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Cineraria mazoensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Cineraria mazoensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Cineraria mazoensis
Plants of the World Online: Cineraria mazoensis
Tropicos: Cineraria mazoensis
Wikipedia: Cineraria mazoensis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Cineraria mazoensis var. graniticola., retrieved 27 November 2022

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