Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Pegolettia oxyodonta DC.

Pegolettia oxyodonta


Family: Asteraceae
Full name: Pegolettia oxyodonta DC.
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Verbyloopbos, Nama draaibos
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): -
Status: Near-endemic
Description: Herbaceous, stem glabrous below, glandular and viscidulous above; leaves sessile, oblongo-lanceolate, acuminate, sub-pungent, sharply few-toothed at the sides, glanduloso-pubescent and viscid; invol.-scales pluriseriate, acuminate, the inner broader and ciliate, the outer glandular-pubescent; heads many-fl.; pappus biseriate, the outer of many short, flat, obtuse, unequal scales. Stems several from a woody base, 6–9 inches high, simple or slightly branched, erect. Leaves 1–2 inches long, 4–7 lines wide, the teeth subulate, projecting. Heads 30–40-fl. Achenes sprinkled with gland-tipped hairs. (from JSTOR Global Plants website / Flora Capensis)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iNaturalist (Namibia / Alex Dreyer)
iNaturalist (Namibia)
iNaturalist (southern Africa)
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 22 Sep 2008
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/1250 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 18 Apr 2024

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