Brachythrix glomerata (Mattf.) C. Jeffrey

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Synonyms: Ageratinastrum glomeratum Mattf.
Brachythrix brevipapposa Wild & G.V. Pope subsp. brevipapposa
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Status: Native
Perennial suffrutescent herb.
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Habitat: In submontane grassland, among tall grassles, in Brachystegia woodland, often on hillsides or termite mounds.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malwi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,C
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 86. (Includes a picture).

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 177 - 179. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1978). Brachythrix: a new genus of the tribe Vernonieae (Compositae) from South Central Africa. Kirkia 11(1) Pages 27 - 28. as Brachythrix brevipapposa subsp. brevipapposa

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-23

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2023). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Brachythrix glomerata., retrieved 22 September 2023

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