Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Senecio
Family: Asteraceae (Dicotyledon)
Taxon : Flowering plant
Group : Plant

SPECIES
elegans
NOTES

A densely glandular-hairy annual to 1 m with leaves incised to pinnatisect with revolute margins.


AUTHORITY
L.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Herbaceous
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: Numerous radiate flower heads in dense corymbs. Involucre conspicuously calycled
Colour: Purple
Common Name
Veld cineraria
Wild cineraria
Greater purple ragwort
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the veld
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Asthma treatments
Pieces of stem are held in the mouth and the saliva swallowed to relieve asthma
Kidney treatments
A root infusion is taken for kidney pain
Months
September
October
November
Synonyms for Species
Senecio pseudo-elegans



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