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Senecio consanguineus DC.


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Senecio consanguineus

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Habit
14 Dec 2008

Senecio consanguineus

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Leaves
14 Dec 2008

Senecio consanguineus

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Flowers
14 Dec 2008

Senecio consanguineus

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Flowers
14 Dec 2008

Senecio consanguineus

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Leaves
14 Dec 2008

Senecio consanguineus

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Hairy stems
09 Aug 2009



Family: Asteraceae
Full name: Senecio consanguineus DC.
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Bankrotbos, Radiatorbossie, Hongerbos-senecio, Sprinkaanbossie
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
iSpot
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 21 Mar 2018


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