Felicia clavipilosa Grau
subsp. clavipilosa

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Felicia clavipilosa subsp. clavipilosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
66, Duncan Rd, Suburbs, Bulawayo

Felicia clavipilosa subsp. clavipilosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
66, Duncan Rd, Suburbs, Bulawayo

Felicia clavipilosa subsp. clavipilosa

Picture: Bart Wursten
66, Duncan Rd, Suburbs, Bulawayo

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Much-branched erect perennial herb, up to 60 cm. Leaves alternate, sessile, lanceolate to oblanceolate, up to 50 × 3.5 mm, with appressed rough hairs or glandular. Capitula solitary at the ends of branches on peduncles up to 2 cm long, covered with rough stalked glands. Involucral bracts 3-4-seriate, greenish, outer shortest, with roughish glands; inner up to 3.5 mm long. Ray-florets c. 25, pale mauve, 5.5 × 1 mm. Disk-florets numerous, yellow. See subsp. transvaalensis for comparison.
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Worldwide distribution: Botswana, Namibia, Zambia, Zimbabwe, South Africa.
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Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 17.

Grau, J. & Lippert, W. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 11. Astereae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Page 3.

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.

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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Flora of Botswana: Felicia clavipilosa subsp. clavipilosa
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Felicia clavipilosa
African Plant Database: Felicia clavipilosa
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Felicia clavipilosa
Plants of the World Online: Felicia clavipilosa
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Wikipedia: Felicia clavipilosa

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Felicia clavipilosa subsp. clavipilosa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158790, retrieved 22 February 2024

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