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Macowania revoluta

Macowania revoluta (Nicola Bergh)
Common names: Amathole macowania
Family: Asteraceae

... Zikishe Threatened Species Programme: CREW May 2017   Macowania revoluta is a sparsely branched and erect shrub, up ... autumn, April and May. There are 12 species in the genus Macowania , and most occur in the Alpine-like regions of the ... as an escape zone when such incidents occur. “Amathole Macowania appears to be an exceptionally important keystone ...

01 / 05 / 2017 | Vathiswa Zikishe | CREW
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Macowania corymbosa

 The flowerbuds of M. corymbosa form attractive, woolly balls at the tips of the stems.
Common names: No common names are recorded for this species.
Family: Asteraceae

... Herbarium Nicola Bergh The Compton Herbarium  June 2015 Macowania corymbosa is a tall, single-stemmed shrub, growing ... dry and with a small, feathery pappus to aid in dispersal. Macowania corymbosa occurs in the northern KwaZulu-Natal ... subsequently is one of the tallest members of the genus Macowania , no doubt due to the need to compete for light ...

01 / 06 / 2015 | Nicola Bergh | Compton Herbarium
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