Crassocephalum uvens (Hiern) S. Moore

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Crassocephalum uvens

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, nr end of dam

Crassocephalum uvens

Picture: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, nr end of dam

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Synonyms: Senecio kyimbilensis Mattf.
Senecio telmatophyllus O.Hoffm.
Senecio uvens Hiern
Common names:
Status: Uncertain
Type location:
Notes: Though not listed for Zambia in Phiri2005 (Sabonet Report No. 32). It is said to occur in Zambia in Flora of Tropical East Africa, Compositae Part 3: 547 (2005).
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: In wet places such as vleis, dambos and bogs.
Altitude range: 950 - 2100 m
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: DRC and Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia?, Zimbabwe and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): ?
Zambian distribution (Provinces):
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 547.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 91.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 907.

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 24.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 88.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-19

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2019). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crassocephalum uvens., retrieved 19 September 2019

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