Ethulia conyzoides L.f.
subsp. conyzoides

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Ethulia conyzoides subsp. conyzoides

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Status: Native
Erect annual or short-lived perennial herb. Stem woody near the base, branching near the top; branches ribbed or angular. Leaves linear-elliptic to narrowly lanceolate; margin subentire or serrated. Capitula subspherical in branched terminal clusters. Florets mauve-whitish to purple-blue.
Derivation of specific name: conyzoides: resembling the genus Conyza
Habitat: In wet soil along rivers and swamps, often among reeds.
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Worldwide distribution: Ethiopia, Egypt and tropical Africa and from tropical Asia eastwards to Indochina
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Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 31. (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 25.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 36. (Includes a picture).

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 173 - 175. (Includes a picture).

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 33.

Timberlake, J.R. & Childes, S.L. (2004). Biodiversity of the Four Corners Area: Technical Reviews Volume Two (Chapter 5-15) Appendix 5-1: Plant Checklist Occasional Publications in Biodiversity 15 Page 199.

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Flora of Caprivi: Ethulia conyzoides subsp. conyzoides
Flora of Mozambique: Ethulia conyzoides subsp. conyzoides
Flora of Zambia: Ethulia conyzoides subsp. conyzoides
Flora of Zimbabwe: Ethulia conyzoides subsp. conyzoides

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Ethulia conyzoides
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Ethulia conyzoides
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Ethulia conyzoides
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Ethulia conyzoides
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
iNaturalist: Ethulia conyzoides
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Ethulia conyzoides
JSTOR Plant Science: Ethulia conyzoides
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Ethulia conyzoides
Plants of the World Online: Ethulia conyzoides
Tropicos: Ethulia conyzoides
Wikipedia: Ethulia conyzoides

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Ethulia conyzoides subsp. conyzoides., retrieved 30 May 2024

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