Stoebe kilimandscharica O. Hoffm.

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Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

Stoebe kilimandscharica

Photo: Bart Wursten
Chelinda Airstrip, Nyika National Park

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Synonyms: Stoebe elongensis Mattf.
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Status: Native
Description:
Much-branched shrub,mostly up to 2 m tall; branches densely hairy when young. Leaves clustered and crowded on short lateral shoots, linear,up to 5 mm long,often recurved, densely woolly above, hairy to almost hairless beneath;margin curled under. Capitula clustered, sessile towards the ends of branches in the leaf axils, numerous,forming simple or compound spike-like inflorescences. Florets only one per capitulum, c. 2,5 mm long, purplish. Pappus of c. 10-12 plumose setae c. 1.8 mm long.
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Derivation of specific name: kilimandscharica of Mt Kilimanjaro where the type was collected.
Habitat: In ericoid scrub at margins of grassland and forest.
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Worldwide distribution: Eastern DRC, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Malawi and Zambia.
Malawi distribution: N
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Content last updated: Thursday 30 August 2018
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Pages 107 - 108. (Includes a picture).

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32 Page 33.

White, F., Dowsett-Lemaire, F. & Chapman, J.D. (2001). Evergreen forest flora of Malawi Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew Page 207.

Wild, H. (1980). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area, 12. Inuleae (continued). Kirkia 12(1) Page 68. as var. densiflora

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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-22

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2022). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Stoebe kilimandscharica.
https://www.malawiflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=229670, retrieved 14 August 2022

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