Pentzia incana (Thunb.) Kuntze

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Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

Pentzia incana

Photo: Tony Benn
Sedibeng Village

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Synonyms: Chrysanthemum incanum Thunb.
Pentzia virgata Less.
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Shrub, up to 60 cm, more or less grey-pubescent. Leaves petiolate, 3-fid at apex or pinnatipartite; lobes linear. Phyllaries obtuse. Capitula terminal, solitary on long peduncles. Flowers yellow.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: incana: hoary, white
Habitat: In open grassland, usually in rocky or sandy soils.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: South Africa, Namibia, Botswana and possibly introduced in Zimbabwe.
Botswana distribution: SE
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Tuesday 7 April 2020
Literature:

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 27.

Retief, E. & Herman, P.P.J. (1997). Plants of the northern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters Strelitzia 6 Page 329.

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

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Pentzia incana
African Plant Database: Pentzia incana
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Pentzia incana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Pentzia incana
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Pentzia incana.
https://www.botswanaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=160910, retrieved 2 June 2020

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