Tolpis capensis (L.) Sch. Bip.

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Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, Harare

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Path to Hadange Gorge, Chimanimani National Park

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Vumba road near Nyamheni turn-off.

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along Vumba road near Nyamheni turn-off.

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga just before Nhamadzi River crossing, Chimanimani National Reserve

Tolpis capensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along path to Mt Binga just before Nhamadzi River crossing, Chimanimani National Reserve

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb. Leaves in a basal rosette, oblanceolate to narrowly elliptic; margin dentate with teeth widely spaced. Capitula many in branched inflorescences; ray florets yellow.
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Derivation of specific name: capensis: of the Cape
Habitat: Most often in seasonally moist habitats but also in drier habitats such as grassland and miombo woodland, often soon after the grass has been burnt.
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Worldwide distribution: Widespread in tropical Africa, South Africa and Madagascar
Mozambique distribution: Z,MS
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Content last updated: Tuesday 21 January 2020
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 109. (Includes a picture).

Chapano, C. & Mamuto, M. (2003). Plants of the Chimanimani District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 55.

Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 35.

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 28.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 190 - 192. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 59.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.

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Flora of Malawi: Tolpis capensis
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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Tolpis capensis
African Plant Database: Tolpis capensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Tolpis capensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Tolpis capensis
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Tolpis capensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Tolpis capensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Tolpis capensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Tolpis capensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Tolpis capensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Tolpis capensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Tolpis capensis
Plants of the World Online: Tolpis capensis
The Plant List (version 1.1): Tolpis capensis
Tropicos: Tolpis capensis
Wikipedia: Tolpis capensis


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Tolpis capensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=162030, retrieved 11 August 2020

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