Afrosciadium eylesii (C. Norman) P.J.D. Winter

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Afrosciadium eylesii

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Afrosciadium eylesii

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Afrosciadium eylesii

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

Afrosciadium eylesii

Photo: Mark Hyde
SRGH

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Synonyms: Peucedanum eylesii C. Norman
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Status: Native
Description:
Robust perennial to 2.5 m. Leaves: petiole with large basal sheaths, glabrous or almost so; lamina (2-)3-pinnate; ultimate segments 6 - 15 mm wide, with regularly serrate margin, less often irregularly cut. Umbels terminal and lateral. Rays 10-15, smooth. Bracts and bracteoles small linear. Petals greenish-yellow. Fruit oblong to elliptic, strongly flattened, slightly emarginate at the base. Stylopodium ± free.
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Derivation of specific name: eylesii: named after Frederick Eyles (1864 - 1937)
Habitat: In vleis and marshy areas
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Zimbabwe, Malawi, Mozambique and possibly also in Tanzania and the DRC
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
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Content last updated: Friday 29 May 2009
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 63. as Peucedanum eylesii

Cannon, J.F.M. (1978). Apiaceae Flora Zambesiaca 4 Page 611. As Peucedanum eylesii

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 Peucedanum eylesii

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 42. as Peucedanum eylesii

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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: Afrosciadium eylesii.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=143300, retrieved 12 December 2017

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