Eschenbachia ulmifolia (Burm.f.) G.L.Nesom

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Eschenbachia ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Eschenbachia ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Eschenbachia ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

Eschenbachia ulmifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Kutsaga, stream near the dam

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Synonyms: Baccharis ulmifolia Burm. f.
Conyza incisa Aiton
Conyza stipulacea Desf.
Conyza ulmifolia Kuntze
Dimorphanthes stipulacea Cass.
Dimorphanthes stipulata Cass.
Erigeron hirtus Thunb.
Erigeron incisus Thunb.
Marsea ulmifolia Kuntze
Nidorella ulmifolia (Burm.f.) J.C.Manning & Goldblatt
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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: In wet places along rivers and streams, often forming extensive colonies.
Altitude range: Up to 1550 m
Flowering time:All year
Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Eswatini, South Africa as far as Eastern Cape.
Mozambique distribution: MS?,GI,M
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Content last updated: Sunday 27 July 2008
Literature:

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 16. as Conyza ulmifolia

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

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 30. as Conyza ulmifolia

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. as Conyza ulmifolia

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

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Eschenbachia ulmifolia.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=159030, retrieved 20 May 2024

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