Senecio proprior S.Moore

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Senecio proprior

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Senecio proprior

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Senecio proprior

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

Senecio proprior

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau above Mevumodzi Gorge, Eastern Chimanimani Mts

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Status: Native
Description:
Slender herb up to 45 cm high. Leaves mostly near the base, narrowly elliptic to linear-lanceolate; margin very finely toothed. Some much smaller leaves along the flowering stem. Inflorescence branched, terminal of several capitula; flowers yellow; rays present.
Notes: Very little information is available about this species and few specimens are known. Even the correct spelling of the name, propior or proprior, appears uncertain.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In grassland
Altitude range: (metres) 1230 - 2300 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Specimens are known from Nyika in Malawi and the Chimanimani Mts in Mozambique and Zimbabwe but possibly overlooked elsewhere.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Monday 29 October 2018
Literature:

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


Other sources of information about Senecio proprior:

Our websites:

Flora of Malawi: Senecio proprior
Flora of Mozambique: Senecio proprior

External websites:

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


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 proprior.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=230700, retrieved 16 November 2018

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