Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

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

SPECIES
quinquelobus
NOTES

A semisucculent climber with ivy-like, 5-lobed leaves. The leaves are eaten by an unidentified lepidopteran larva.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) DC.
Sub Author
Conservation
Uncommon
Habit
Creeper
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A few large yellow, sweetly scented discoid flower heads in terminal cluster on lateral branches, conspicuously calycled
Colour: Yellow
Common Name
None known
Habitat
NOTES: Grows in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
Hiccough treatments
Roots are taken orally for hiccoughs
Food
Leaves are said to be eaten as a spinach in some areas
Gastro-intestinal treatments
Unspecified use
Respiratory treatments
Unspecified use
Fever treatments
Unspecified use
Charms
Roots and leaves mixed with soil are smeared on the face as a charm against evil
Months
February
March
April
May
Synonyms for Species
Cacalia quinqueloba



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