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Senecio eenii (S.Moore) Merxm.

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Senecio eenii


Family: Asteraceae
Full name: Senecio eenii (S.Moore) Merxm.
Location: Farm Urikos (2415AC)
ID status: Fairly certain
Afrikaans common name(s): Hongerblom
English common name(s): -
Synonym(s): Cineraria eenii S.Moore
Senecio lentior S.Moore
Senecio rautaneni S.Moore
Status: Native
Description: An erect, branching herb. The flower-head is typical of the family, very daisy-like, a capitulum of ray and disc florets. The eight ray florets are pinkish purple, disc florets are bright yellow. Leaves are simple and toothed or lobed, growing in the axis of new branches. Stems and leaves are covered in fine, white glandular hairs which exude a sticky substance. (from Namibrand website)
Link(s) African Plant Database
JSTOR Plant Science
Kew Herbarium Catalogue
BGBM Berlin-Dahlem - Virtual Herbarium
Züricher Herbarien
iSpot:  172235 
Flora of Zimbabwe
Fleurs de notre Terre - Galerie Namibie
Tree Atlas of Namibia
Photographer: AA Dreyer
Date of photograph: 26 Jun 2011
Camera make: Panasonic
Camera model: DMC-FZ45
Lens aperture: f/5.6
Shutter speed: 1/320 s
ISO speed: 80
Content last updated: 01 Jul 2014

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