Stenops helodes B. Nord.

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Common names:
Frequency: Rare
Status: Native
Hairless, slightly fleshy annual herb. Stems erect or decumbent, 20-40 cm long. Leaves linear to narrowly elliptic, 1-8 cm long. Capitula in lax terminal heads. Ray florets white to pale mauve; disc florets yellow. Achenes oblong, more or less 1 mm long, 5-angled; pappus absent.
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Altitude range: 1500 - 1950 m
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania and Zambia
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N
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Endemic status: Near Endemic?
Red data list status: Vulnerable
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 598 - 599. (Includes a picture).

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 908.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 33.

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Stenops helodes
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Stenops helodes
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Stenops helodes
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Stenops helodes
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Stenops helodes
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Stenops helodes
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Stenops helodes
iNaturalist: Stenops helodes
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Stenops helodes
JSTOR Plant Science: Stenops helodes
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Stenops helodes
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Stenops helodes
Plants of the World Online: Stenops helodes
Tropicos: Stenops helodes
Wikipedia: Stenops helodes

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: Stenops helodes., retrieved 2 February 2023

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