Edmondia pinifolia (Lam.) Hilliard


This taxon is accepted by Compositae
Notes: More details could be found in The Plant List v.1.1. Originally in The Plant List v.1.0

Morphology

Heads large, c. 30 mm long; involucral bracts white or pale to deep pink, the outermost pale to medium brown, and always descending on the peduncle and passing into scale-tipped leaves for 20-60 mm below the head; receptacle with fimbrils about half as long as the ovaries; achenes compressed, with broad semipellucid marginal wings and an incipient wing up each face, glabrous.

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    Sparsely branched, thinly white-woolly shrublet to 60 cm. Leaves weakly dimorphic, linear and ascending below. Flower heads discoid, solitary on long peduncles bearing short, adpressed leaves, the uppermost becoming dry and papery, yellow, bracts papery, white to pink; cypselas flattened and winged.

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    Habitat

    Grows in rocky places, often in the crevices of cliffs.

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    Rocky sandstone slopes.

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    Distribution

    Recorded only from the mountains of the SW. Cape, from the south Cedarberg to the Peninsula and Kogelberg, Caledon division.

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    Cedarberg to Cape Peninsula and Kogelberg.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Hilliard, OM. 1983. Gnaphaliinae (first part): facelis - Edmondia. Fl. S. Africa 33(7,2): 1 - 317. Botanical Research Institute, Department Agriculture, Pretoria.
    • 2 Manning, JC; Goldblatt, P. 2012. Asteraceae: Edmondia Cass. 371 - 371. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

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    Compositae
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    • A CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).
    e-Flora of South Africa
    e-Flora of South Africa. v1.21. 2018. South African National Biodiversity Institute. http://ipt.sanbi.org.za/iptsanbi/resource?r=flora_descriptions&v=1.21
    • B All Rights Reserved
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).