Kleinia fulgens Hook. f.

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Kleinia fulgens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Whove Gamp Park, Matobo National Park

Kleinia fulgens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Whove Gamp Park, Matobo National Park

Kleinia fulgens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Whove Gamp Park, Matobo National Park

Kleinia fulgens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Whove Gamp Park, Matobo National Park

Kleinia fulgens

Photo: Bart Wursten
Whove Gamp Park, Matobo National Park

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Synonyms: Notonia fulgens (Hook. f.) Guillaumin
Notoniopsis fulgens B. Nord.
Senecio fulgens (Hook. f.) G. Nicholson
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Erect or decumbent, succulent perennial herb. Stems up to 60 cm long, fleshy, branching near the base. Leaves mostly near the base of the plant, sessile, clasping the stem, ovate, up to 15 × 5 cm, grey-green, often with purple mottling on the edges and near the base; margin entire or coarsely toothed or lobed. Capitula 1-few at the ends of branches, solitary on long fleshy peduncles; florets orange to scarlet; ray florets absent.
Notes: The specimens in the photographs appear to be the first record from the Western Division.
Derivation of specific name: fulgens: brilliant, shining.
Habitat: On rocky slopes
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:May - Jul
Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and Limpopo, Mpumalanga, KwaZulu-Natal, 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 14 July 2016
Literature:

Bandeira, S., Bolnick, D. & Barbosa, F. (2007). Wild Flowers of Southern Mozambique Universidade Eduardo Mondlane, Maputo, Mozambique Page 213. As Senecio fulgens (Includes a picture).

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 32.

Fabian, A. & Germishuizen, G. (1997). Wild Flowers of Northern South Africa. Fernwood Press, Vlaeburg. Pages 430 - 431. (Includes a picture).

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 26.

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

Pooley, E. (1998). A Field Guide to the Wild Flowers of KwaZulu-Natal and the Eastern Region. Natal Flora Publications Trust. Durban. Pages 82 - 83. (Includes a picture).


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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: Kleinia fulgens.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161580, retrieved 23 September 2017

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