Senecio ruwenzoriensis S. Moore

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Senecio ruwenzoriensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Nr summit, Castle Beacon, Vumba

Senecio ruwenzoriensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Nr summit, Castle Beacon, Vumba

Senecio ruwenzoriensis

Picture: Bart Wursten
Castle Beacon, Vumba

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Synonyms: Senecio othonniformis Fourcade
Common names:
Status: Native
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: ruwenzoriensis: from the Ruwenzori Mts
Habitat: In vleis and damp places, often in shallow soil over rocks. Also recorded from msasa and mopane woodland, grasslands and roadsides.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Oct - Apr
Worldwide distribution: Nigeria to Sudan and southwards through East Africa to South Africa
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Lk
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 643 - 645. (Includes a picture).

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.

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 32.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 897.

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.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 58.

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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: Senecio ruwenzoriensis., retrieved 15 December 2019

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