Geum capense Thunb.
  • Prodromus plantarum capensium


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2021): Geum capense Thunb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000986021. Accessed on: 01 Dec 2021'

Morphology

Herb, up to 360 mm tall. Radical leaves unequally pinnatipartite, terminal segment mostly larger than the rest, cauline leaves small or depauperate, trifid. Flowers bright yellow.

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    Perennial herb, up to 0.5 m high in flower; softly hairy. Leaves compound; radical and cauline leaves; leaflets broadly ovate, ± 75 x 50 mm, terminal segment mostly larger than rest; cauline few, small or depauperate, trifid. Flowers: ± 35 mm in diameter, bright yellow; Oct.-Mar. Fruit a cluster of achenes borne on a cylindrical, dry receptacle.

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    Habitat

    Streambanks.

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    Mesic Grassland. Mountain grassland, damp places, streambanks.

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      Bibliography

    • 1 Herman, PPJ; Retief, E. 1997. Plants of thenorthern provinces of South Africa: keys and diagnostic characters. Strelitzia 6: 1 - 681. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • 2 Prodromus plantarum capensium
    • 3 Retief, E; Meyer, NL. 2017. Rosaceae. In: E Retief & NL Meyer (eds), Plants of the Free State: Inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 719 - 729. South African National Biodiversity Institute, Pretoria.

     Information From

    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
    • A All Rights Reserved
    Rosaceae
    CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0). https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0
    • B CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).