Metalasia densa

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Gnaphalieae
Subtribus: Gnaphaliinae
Genus: Metalasia
Species: Metalasia densa

Name

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Metalasia densa (Lam.) P.O.Karis, 1989

Synonyms

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  • Homotypic
    • Gnaphalium densum Lam. in Encycl. 2: 744 (1788)
  • Heterotypic
    • Metalasia polyanthos D.Don in Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 5: 558 (1826)
    • Metalasia stricta Less. in Syn. Gen. Compos.: 336 (1832)

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Northern Provinces

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Vernacular names

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Afrikaans: blombos
English: flowerbush
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