African Plant Database

Senecio quinquelobus (Thunb.) DC.
Protologue : Prodr. (DC.) 6: 404 (1837 [1838]) 
Information on the genus : Senecio
Basionym : Cacalia quinqueloba Thunb.
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (present)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cacalia quinqueloba Thunb. (1800)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb, Climber, Succulent- Ht 1 - 4 m. Alt 10 - 1370 m. Distribution: EC, KN, WC
Biol./Eco : Liana, Leaf Succulent, Stem Succulent; Humid, Subhumid; Bushland, Woodland, Forest, Inselberg/Rock Face, Dunes; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1500-1999 m; distribution: Africa.

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Thunberg, C. P. (1894). Flora Capensis, sistens plantas Promontorii Bonae Spei Africes ... 3: 403
  • List South. African Succ. Pl. : 40 (1997).
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see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
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Record n°98352 modified 2006-11-07
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