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Berkheya chamaepeuce (S.Moore) Roessler


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Berkheya chamaepeuce

Image 1
Flower
30 Apr 2011

Berkheya chamaepeuce

Image 2
Dried flower
30 Apr 2011

Berkheya chamaepeuce

Image 3
Leaves
30 Apr 2011

Berkheya chamaepeuce

Image 4
Habit
30 Apr 2011



Family: Asteraceae
Full name: Berkheya chamaepeuce (S.Moore) Roessler
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Disseldoring, Boom disseldoring
English common name(s): Tree thistle thorn
Synonym(s): Crocodilodes chamaepeuce S.Moore
Status: Native
Description: A medium-sized perennial woody shrub, growing to a height of 200-300 cm. It is many branched, dense and extremely prickly, making it almost impenetrable. Leaves are dark green and glossy on the upper side, pale green and slightly woolly on the underside. Leaf margins are deeply dentate with sharp spines. The inflorescence is a large, showy composite head of brilliant yellow ray and disc flowers. (from Namibrand website)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot:  151686  193175 
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Content last updated: 01 Jul 2014


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