Pulicaria scabra (Thunb.) Druce

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Pulicaria scabra

Picture: Bart Wursten
In valley below Cleveland Dam

Pulicaria scabra

Picture: Bart Wursten
In valley below Cleveland Dam

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Erect annual herb, up to 1 m, Stems usually simple below, sometimes branching above, densely silky hairy. Leaves narrowly oblong, sessile, decreasing in size towards the top of the stem. Inflorescence terminal; capitula yellow with minute ray-florets and numerous disk-florets.
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Derivation of specific name: scabra: scabrid or rough
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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 30.

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 27.

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pulicaria scabra
African Plant Database: Pulicaria scabra
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Pulicaria scabra
JSTOR Plant Science: Pulicaria scabra
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pulicaria scabra
Plants of the World Online: Pulicaria scabra
Tropicos: Pulicaria scabra
Wikipedia: Pulicaria scabra

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: Pulicaria scabra.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160070, retrieved 18 July 2024

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