Monactinocephalus shirensis Oliv.

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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: shirensis: of the Shire Highlands in Malawi.
Habitat: In montane grassland, Miombo woodland and along edges of dambos.
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Worldwide distribution: Congo-Brazzaville, DRC, Rwanda, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique and Zambia.
Mozambique distribution: N
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Content last updated: Wednesday 23 September 2020

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 99. As Inula shirensis

Gutiérrez-Larruscain, D., Santos-Vicente, M., Anderberg, A.A., Rico, E. & Martínez-Ortega, M.M. (2018). Phylogeny of the Inula group (Asteraceae: Inuleae): Evidence from nuclear and plastid genomes and a recircumscription of Pentanema Taxon 67(1) Page 158.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 31. As Inula shirensis

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 43 - 44. As Inula shirensis

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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: Monactinocephalus shirensis., retrieved 23 September 2020

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