1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Senecio L.
      1. Senecio madagascariensis Poir.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is Zimbabwe to S. Africa, Madagascar. It is used as a poison.

    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Naturalizada en Colombia; Alt. 2050 - 2880 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Habit
    Herb.
    Ecology
    Alt. 2050 - 2880 m.
    Distribution
    naturalised in Colombia.
    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Resembles S. mesogrammoides, but the leaf midrib is scabrid, while the leaves are glabrous otherwise; and the number of phyllaries is higher (± 20–29).
    Habitat
    Weed in farmland; ± 2400 m
    Distribution
    K3
    [UPB]
    Poisons
    Poisons (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Cape Provinces, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Zimbabwe

    Introduced into:

    Colombia, Hawaii, New South Wales, Queensland, Uruguay, Victoria

    Senecio madagascariensis Poir. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Speke [3], South Africa K000377808
    Cabrera, A.L. [6658], Buenos Aires K000527667 Unknown type material

    First published in J.B.A.M.de Lamarck, Encycl., Suppl. 5: 130 (1817)

    Accepted by

    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • GRIN National Genetic Resources Program http://www.ars-grin.gov in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org/2016/
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 222 (1994).
    • Poir., Encycl. Suppl. 5: 130 (1804).

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
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