Alepidea peduncularis A. Rich.

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Alepidea peduncularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandowe Peak, Mt Gorongosa

Alepidea peduncularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandowe Peak, Mt Gorongosa

Alepidea peduncularis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Plateau below Nhandowe Peak, Mt Gorongosa

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Synonyms: Alepidea gracilis Dummer
Alepidea swynnertonii Dummer
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Perennial herb, up to 70 cm. Leaves mostly basal, with a very prominently ciliate margin.
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Worldwide distribution: East Africa south to South Africa
Mozambique distribution: MS
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Baumann, G. (2005). Photographic Guide to Wildflowers of Malawi Wildlife and Environmental Society of Malawi Pages 52 - 53. as Alepidea gracilis (Includes a picture).

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 61. (Includes a picture).

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 568. As Alepidea gracilis

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Pages 568 - 570. As Alepidea swynnertonii (Includes a picture).

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 24. As Alepidea gracilis

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 41.

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Flora of Malawi: Alepidea peduncularis
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Flora of Zimbabwe: Alepidea peduncularis

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Alepidea peduncularis
African Plant Database: Alepidea peduncularis
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Alepidea peduncularis
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Alepidea peduncularis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Alepidea peduncularis
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JSTOR Plant Science: Alepidea peduncularis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Alepidea peduncularis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Alepidea peduncularis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Alepidea peduncularis
Tropicos: Alepidea peduncularis

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Alepidea peduncularis., retrieved 12 December 2017

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