Geigeria filifolia Mattf.

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Geigeria filifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Geigeria filifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Borrowdale Common, Harare

Geigeria filifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila farm, Matobo.

Geigeria filifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila farm, Matobo.

Geigeria filifolia

Photo: Bart Wursten
Besna Kobila farm, Matobo.

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Synonyms: Geigeria africana Griess. subsp. filifolia (Mattf.) Merxm.
Geigeria passerinoides (L'Hér.) Harv.
Common names:
Frequency: Frequent
Status: Native
Description:
Low-growing, almost stemless perennial herb. Leaves in a basal rosette, sessile, filiform, 7-14 cm long, purplish near the base, scabrid and often glandular. Capitula clustered at the base of the leaf rosettes, bright yellow. Ray-florets up to 7 mm, 3-dentate at the apex.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: filifolia: with very long and narrow, stap-shaped or filiform leaves.
Habitat: In various types of grassland, vleis and floodplains.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Botswana and North-West, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, Freestate, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: N,W,C,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Images last updated: Thursday 26 May 2016
Literature:

Chapano, C., Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 18.

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 25. as Geigeria africana subsp. filifolia

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 32. as Geigeria plumosa

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 34. as Geigeria filifolia

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 56 - 57.


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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Geigeria filifolia.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160110, retrieved 20 September 2017

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