Conyza ulmifolia (Burm.f.) Kuntze

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Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Conyza ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

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Synonyms: Baccharis ulmifolia Burm. f.
Conyza incisa Aiton
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect or somewhat straggling sticky glandular perennial herb up to c. 1 m tall, Leaves more or less ovate in outline, 3-5 cm long, covered in sticky glandular hairs; margin dentate serrate to lobed, narrowing towards the base into a winged or lobed pseudo-petiole. Capitula hemi-spherical, c. 12 mm in diameter, in a terminal, loosely branched inflorescence. Involucral bracts 2-5-seriate, 2-5 mm long, densely glandular. Disk florets yellow; rays absent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: ulmifolia: with leaves like an Elm tree (Ulmus sp).
Habitat: Occurring in wet places along rivers and streams, often forming extensive colonies.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:All year
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland, South Africa as far as Eastern Cape.
Mozambique distribution: MS?,GI,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Sunday 27 July 2008
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 10.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 24.

Wild, H. (1975). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 4. Astereae. Kirkia 10(1) Pages 54 - 55.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Conyza ulmifolia
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Conyza ulmifolia
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Conyza ulmifolia
The Plant List (version 1.1): Conyza ulmifolia
Tropicos: Conyza ulmifolia


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Conyza ulmifolia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159030, retrieved 20 May 2019

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