Kleinia longiflora DC.

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Kleinia longiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Hwali Business Centre to Manama Mission, Dibilishaba CL

Kleinia longiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
By rd from Hwali Business Centre to Manama Mission, Dibilishaba CL

Kleinia longiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along main drive between "Mother and Child" and Chitampa Dam, Hwove Game Park, Matobo National Park.

Kleinia longiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along main drive between "Mother and Child" and Chitampa Dam, Hwove Game Park, Matobo National Park.

Kleinia longiflora

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along main drive between "Mother and Child" and Chitampa Dam, Hwove Game Park, Matobo National Park.

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Synonyms: Senecio longiflorus (DC.) Sch.Bip.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Succulent, shrubby perennial herb; Stems up to 70 cm long, fleshy, much-branched, angular, often furrowed and purple when dry. Leaves few, very small and scale-like, linear-subulate, fleshy. Capitula 2-5 together at the ends of branches on stout short peduncles. Involucre cylindric, 1.5-2 cm long; florets 5-10 per capitulum, about twice the length of the involucre, creamy-yellow; ray florets absent.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: longiflora: with long flowers.
Habitat: In dry, open Acacia-Commiphora woodland
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Aug - Oct
Worldwide distribution: Angola, Botswana, Namibia, Zimbabwe and Limpopo, North-West, Gauteng, Free State and Northern Cape, South Africa.
Zimbabwe distribution: W,E,S
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Images last updated: Tuesday 14 February 2017
Literature:

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

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 140. (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.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 35.


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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Kleinia longiflora
African Plant Database: Kleinia longiflora
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Kleinia longiflora
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Kleinia longiflora
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Kleinia longiflora
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Kleinia longiflora
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JSTOR Plant Science: Kleinia longiflora
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Kleinia longiflora
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Kleinia longiflora
The Plant List (version 1.1): Kleinia longiflora
Tropicos: Kleinia longiflora


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 longiflora.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=161610, retrieved 26 May 2017

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