Senecio inornatus DC.

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Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Greystone Park NR, Harare

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba.

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba.

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba.

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba.

Senecio inornatus

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castleburn Cliffs, Vumba.

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Synonyms: Senecio lygodes Hiern
Senecio stolzii Mattf.
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Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial herb, up to 2 m tall. Stems winged below. Basal leaves hairless, up to 50 cm long, sessile but narrowing into a long petiole-like base; midrib thick; margin finely dentate. Leaves along the stem similar but smaller, often running down into the winged stem. Inflorescence of numerous terminal corymbs. Capitula radiate; ray florets 5-8, yellow.
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Habitat: In moist grassland and along margins of forest, often in black soil vleis, sometimes on roadsides and river banks.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Nov - May
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Burundi, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia, Zimbabwe and South Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): C
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Content last updated: Monday 29 October 2018
Literature:

Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 633 - 634.

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 105.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 34.

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 28.

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

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Senecio inornatus.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161210, retrieved 16 November 2018

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