Crassocephalum paludum C. Jeffrey

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Status: Native
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Notes: Listed for Zambia by Beentje, Jeffrey & Hind in FTEA Compositae 3: 604, 2005.
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Habitat: Swamps, riverbeds or boggy grassland, often semi-aquatic in in water or on floating islands.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and Zambia.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N?
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Page 604.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 906. Protologue

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Crassocephalum paludum., retrieved 26 February 2024

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