Senecio deltoideus Less.

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Senecio deltoideus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Hotel, Vumba

Senecio deltoideus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Leopard Rock Hotel, Vumba

Senecio deltoideus

Photo: Bart Wursten
Woodlands road, Vumba

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Common names: Canary creeper (English)
Status: Native
Vigorous climbing herb, producing masses of bright yellow flower heads.
Derivation of specific name: deltoideus: shaped like a triangle (referring to the leaves)
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Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Swaziland and South Africa.
Malawi distribution:
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 625 - 626.

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 28.

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Flora of Mozambique: Senecio deltoideus
Flora of Zimbabwe: Senecio deltoideus

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Senecio deltoideus
African Plant Database: Senecio deltoideus
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Senecio deltoideus
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Senecio deltoideus
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Senecio deltoideus
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Senecio deltoideus
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Senecio deltoideus
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Senecio deltoideus
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Senecio deltoideus
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Senecio deltoideus
Ispot Southern Africa: Senecio deltoideus
JSTOR Plant Science: Senecio deltoideus
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Senecio deltoideus
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Senecio deltoideus
The Plant List (version 1.1): Senecio deltoideus
Tropicos: Senecio deltoideus

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Senecio deltoideus., retrieved 22 July 2019

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