Mikania sp.

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Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

Mikania sp.

Photo: Bart Wursten
Panga panga – Chitengo road, Gorongosa National Park

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Status: Native
Description:
Perennial, climbing or trailing, twining herbs. Leaves opposite, triangular-ovate, less than 3 times as long as wide; base cordate sometimes with auriculate lobes; margin shallowly crenate-serrate. Florets white, in cylindric capitula, together forming axillary, congested branched heads on peduncles 2-4 cm.
Notes: See note under the genus description of Mikania.
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Habitat: Often in riverine vegetation and along margins of evergreen forest and in moist woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Apparently widespread in tropical Africa, South Africa, Madagascar and Comoro Islands.
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS,GI,M
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Content last updated: Friday 2 November 2018
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Flora of Botswana: Mikania sp.
Flora of Caprivi: Mikania sp.
Flora of Malawi: Mikania sp.
Flora of Zambia: Mikania sp.
Flora of Zimbabwe: Mikania sp.

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Mikania sp.
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Mikania sp.
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Mikania sp.
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Mikania sp.
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Mikania sp.
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Mikania sp.
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Mikania sp.
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Mikania sp.
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Mikania sp.
JSTOR Plant Science: Mikania sp.
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Mikania sp.
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Mikania sp.
The Plant List (version 1.1): Mikania sp.
Tropicos: Mikania sp.


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: Mikania sp..
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=231030, retrieved 24 June 2019

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