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Ondetia linearis Benth.


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Ondetia linearis

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Habit
25 May 2006

Ondetia linearis

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Winged stems
27 Apr 2008

Ondetia linearis

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Branching
27 Apr 2008

Ondetia linearis

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Fruit
27 Apr 2008

Ondetia linearis

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Flower
27 Apr 2008

Ondetia linearis

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Flower
29 Jun 2006



Family: Asteraceae
Full name: Ondetia linearis Benth.
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): -
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): -
Status: Endemic
Description: Decumbent diffusely branching herb, suffruticose at the base, pale green, puberulous-glandular, about 9 in. high; branches narrowly alate above. Leaves linear, acute, apiculate, sessile, narrowly decurrent, distantly denticulate often obsoletely so, 1–2 in. long by 0.0625– 0.167 in. wide. Capitula subglobose, 0.75 in. wide by 0.5 in. high, solitary, sessile, with bract-like leaves at base. Scales of involucre pluriseriate, scarious, obtuse or subacute, mucronate, ciliate, otherwise nearly glabrous; inner lanceolate, outer successively short, outermost subrotund. Fl. subtended by linear-lanceolate ciliate paleæ longer than themselves. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora of Tropical Africa)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot:  264672 
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 21 Mar 2018


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