Cineraria mazoensis S. Moore
var. mazoensis

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Cineraria mazoensis var. mazoensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Near Domboshawa Cave

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Status: Native
Annual herb to 30 cm. Stems white woolly-tomentose, especially below. Leaves up to 10 × 6 cm, but often much smaller, variable, simple and palmately lobed (the lobes themselves lobed or dentate) or lyrate-pinnatifid, auriculate, green above, markedly white woolly-tomentose beneath. Inflorescence branched, laxly corymbose. Flowers yellow. Capitula 5-7 mm; ray florets present, yellow. Achenes black, flattened, hairy.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: mazoensis: of the Mazoe area in northern Zimbabwe, where the type specimen was found
Habitat: In the shade of trees or rocks near the summit of rocky hills.
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Flowering time:Apr - Jun
Worldwide distribution: Malawi, Zambia and Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): S
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Content last updated: Wednesday 13 June 2018

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 - 172. (Includes a picture).

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. as Cineraria lobata

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Cineraria mazoensis var. mazoensis., retrieved 19 October 2021

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