Lactuca imbricata Hiern
var. imbricata

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Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Jean's Way, off Cromlet Road, Arcturus

Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Jean's Way, off Cromlet Road, Arcturus

Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Jean's Way, off Cromlet Road, Arcturus

Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Jean's Way, off Cromlet Road, Arcturus

Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata

Photo: Mark Hyde
By Jean's Way, off Cromlet Road, Arcturus

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Synonyms: Lactuca gilletii De Wild.
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Status: Native
Description:
Erect perennial pyrophytic herb, up to 1.75m tall. Stems usually single, branched. Leaves mostly along the lower stem, up to 30 × 16 cm, pinnately lobed, bluish-green often purple-tinged, mostly hairless except for hairs on the midrib below; margin with small spread out teeth. Basal leaves sometimes smaller and undivided. Capitula in lax branched terminal heads, yellowish-green, up to 2.5 cm in diameter.
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Habitat: Occurring in miombo woodland and grassland, normally flowering after fires.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
Mozambique distribution: N
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Content last updated: Tuesday 5 September 2017
Literature:

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 203 - 205. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata
Flora of Zambia: Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Lactuca imbricata
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Lactuca imbricata
The Plant List (version 1.1): Lactuca imbricata
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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: Lactuca imbricata var. imbricata.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162190, retrieved 24 September 2017

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