Mikaniopsis tanganyikensis (R.E. Fr.) Milne-Redh.

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Synonyms: Senecio tanganyikensis R.E. Fr.
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Status: Native
Notes: Recorded for Zambia and Malawi in Flora of Tropical East Africa, Compositae, (Part 3), p. 616.
Derivation of specific name: tanganyikensis: of Tanganyika. Probably referring to Lake Tanganyika (not Tanzania) since the type specimen is from northern Zambia.
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Worldwide distribution: DRC, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 616 - 617.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 879.

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

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Mikaniopsis tanganyikensis.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=224890, retrieved 12 July 2024

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