Plants photographed on Kyffhäuser
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Senecio consanguineus DC.

Senecio consanguineus


Family: Asteraceae
Full name: Senecio consanguineus DC.
Location: Kyffhäuser (2416AD + 2416CB)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Bankrotbos, Radiatorbossie, Hongerbos-senecio, Sprinkaanbossie, Hongerbos
English common name(s): Starvation senecio, Ragwort
Synonym(s): -
Status: Native
Description: Herbaceous, erect, branched; stem terete, minutely puberulous; leaves glabrous, membranaceous, sessile, ear-clasping, pinnatipartite, the lobes on each side 5–6, oblong, obtuse, sinuate-toothed, some of the lower ones petioled, exauriculate; corymb loosely few-headed; pedicels long, nude; inv. nude at base, 10-leaved, scarcely puberulous, not torulose, equalling the disc; disc-fl. about 20, rays 5, minute, revolute; achenes terete, pubescent. DC. l. c. Stems in var. ß. 1–1.5 feet, fistular, striate, minutely scaberulous. Leaves 1.5 inch long, subpetiolate, deeply pinnatifid, the lobes in several pairs, horizontal, oblong, sharply and unequally toothed or biserrate. Corymb rather close. Inv. scales sparsely hispid, flat. Achenes pubescent. I have not seen var. a. (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: 14 Dec 2008
Camera make: Canon
Camera model: PowerShot A700
Lens aperture: f/4.0
Shutter speed: 1/200 s
ISO speed: -
Content last updated: 03 Oct 2022

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