Anisopappus chinensis (L.) Hook. f. & Arn.
subsp. africanus (Hook. f.) Ortiz & Paiva

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Synonyms: Anisopappus africanus (Hook. f.) Oliv. & Hiern
Anisopappus dentatus (DC.) Wild subsp. dentatus
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Status: Native
Derivation of specific name: chinensis: of China;
africanus: of Africa
Habitat: In Miombo woodland and on rocky hillsides
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Worldwide distribution: Sierra Leone, Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Angola, DRC, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe and doubful in Caprivi-Namibia.
Malawi distribution: C,S
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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 29. as A. africanus

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 23.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 28.

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 198. as A. chinensis

Wild, H. (1963). A Revision of the Genus Anisopappus Hook. & Arn. (Compositae) Kirkia 4 Pages 63 - 64. as A. dentatus subsp. dentatus and A. africanus

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Pages 83 - 86. as A. dentatus subsp. dentatus and A. africanus

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Flora of Caprivi: Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus
Flora of Caprivi: cultivated Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus
Flora of Mozambique: Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus
Flora of Zambia: Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Anisopappus chinensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Anisopappus chinensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Anisopappus chinensis
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Anisopappus chinensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Anisopappus chinensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Anisopappus chinensis
Plants of the World Online: Anisopappus chinensis
Tropicos: Anisopappus chinensis
Wikipedia: Anisopappus chinensis

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 Malawi: Species information: Anisopappus chinensis subsp. africanus., retrieved 10 December 2023

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