Erlangea remifolia Wild & G.V.Pope

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Common names:
Frequency: Local
Status: Native
Annual or perennial herb very similar to Erlangea misera but readily distinguished by the petiolate leaves. Leaves oblong-lanceolate more or less abruptly narrowing to a rounded or broadly cuneate base. Petiole up to 1.7 cm long.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On hillsides and in Baikiaea woodland.
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Tsodilo Hills in Northwestern Botswana.
Botswana distribution: N
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Data deficient
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Golding, J.S. (ed.) (2002). Botswana Plant Red Data List. Southern African Plant Red Data Lists. SABONET 14 Page 20.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 162.

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

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1977). New and interesting Compositae from South-Central Africa, 3 Kirkia 10(2) Page 317. Protologue

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1977). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 7. Vernonieae (excluding Vernonia). Kirkia 10(2) Pages 363 - 364.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Erlangea remifolia
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Erlangea remifolia
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Erlangea remifolia
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Wikipedia: Erlangea remifolia

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Botswana: Species information: Erlangea remifolia., retrieved 31 May 2023

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