Emilia caespitosa Oliv.

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Synonyms: Emilia humbertii Robyns
Emilia macaulayae Garab.
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Status: Native
Notes: Listed for Malawi by Beentje, Jeffrey & Hind in FTEA Compositae part 3: 580, 2005.
This species was formerly included under Emilia coccinia sensu lato.
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Habitat: Grassland, woodland, and abandoned cultivated fields.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, DRC, Burundi, Rwanda, Uganda, Sudan, Ethiopia, Tanzania, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Malawi distribution: ?
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 581 - 582.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 913.

Jeffrey, C. (1997). What Is Emilia coccinea (Sims) G. Don (Compositae)? A Revision of the Large-Headed Emilia Species of Africa Kew Bulletin 52(1) Page 210.

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 30.

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 89.

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Flora of Mozambique: Emilia caespitosa
Flora of Zambia: Emilia caespitosa
Flora of Zimbabwe: Emilia caespitosa

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Emilia caespitosa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Emilia caespitosa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Emilia caespitosa
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Emilia caespitosa
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Emilia caespitosa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Emilia caespitosa
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Emilia caespitosa
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Emilia caespitosa
JSTOR Plant Science: Emilia caespitosa
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Emilia caespitosa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Emilia caespitosa
Plants of the World Online: Emilia caespitosa
Tropicos: Emilia caespitosa
Wikipedia: Emilia caespitosa

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: Emilia caespitosa.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=212550, retrieved 22 March 2023

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