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Genus: Conyza

Life > eukaryotes > Archaeoplastida > Chloroplastida > Charophyta > Streptophytina > Plantae (land plants) > Tracheophyta (vascular plants) > Euphyllophyta > Lignophyta (woody plants) > Spermatophyta (seed plants) > Angiospermae (flowering plants) > Eudicotyledons > Core Eudicots > Asterids > Euasterid II > Family: Asteraceae > Tribe: Astereae

About 60 species found worldwide in warm areas. There are 14 species native to southern Africa, with an additional four species naturalised.

Species native to southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa - an online checklist (SANBI), Flora of Zimbabwe and Flora of Mozambique.

Conyza aegyptiaca

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza attenuata

 

Conyza gouanii

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza limosa

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza obscura

 

Conyza pinnata

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza pinnatifida

 

Conyza podocephala 

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 108.

Conyza pyrrhopappa

 

Conyza scabrida (Oven Bush)

Oondbos [Afrikaans]

See Karoo wildflowers by David Shearing & Katryn van Heerden p. 154.

Conyza subscaposa

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza tigrensis

Recorded from Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza ulmifolia

umacakaza [Zulu]

See KwaZulu-Natal wild flowers by Elsa Pooley p. 310. and Flora of Zimbabwe.

Conyza welwitschii

Recorded from Zimbabwe. See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Species naturalised in southern Africa

List from Plants of southern Africa (POSA) - an online checklist (SANBI).

Conyza bonariensis (Flax-leaf Fleabane)

Kleinskraalhans

See Wild Flowers of the Highveld by Braam van Wyk and Sasa Malan p. 42.

 

Conyza canadensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Conyza chilensis

 

Conyza sumatrensis

See Flora of Zimbabwe.

 

Publications

  • Wild, H. 1969. The species of Conyza L. with strap-shaped or lobed ray florets in Africa, Madagascar and the Cape Verde Islands. Boletim da Sociedade Broteriana 43: 247-277.

  

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