Gazania linearis

(Thunberg) Druce

Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4: 624. 1917.

IntroducedIllustrated
Basionyms: Gorteria linearis Thunberg Prodr. Pl. Cap., 162. 1800
Synonyms: Gazania longiscapa de Candolle
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 197.

Stems sometimes proximally woody. Leaves mostly basal; blades either linear to lanceolate and not lobed, 10–20 (–38) cm × 6–10 mm, or oblanceolate to oblong and pinnately lobed, 10–20 cm × 25–50 mm, or both; bases usually attenuate, margins usually entire, sometimes ± prickly, revolute, midveins prominent, abaxial faces white-villous, adaxial faces glabrate to arachnose. Heads 3.5–8 cm diam. (across rays). Peduncles scapiform, (6–) 10–30 (–35) cm. Phyllaries: outer lanceolate, margins prickly-ciliate; the inner with margins undulate, ciliate, with ± submarginal dark stripe, cuspidate. Ray-florets 13–18; corolla laminae yellow or orange, usually each with dark abaxial stripe and adaxial basal blotch or spot, (20–) 35–42 × 10 mm. Cypselae 1–2 mm; pappi of 7–8 scales 3–4 mm.


Phenology: Flowering Oct–Jul.
Habitat: Roadsides, waste places, especially in urban coastal areas
Elevation: 0–400(–900) m

Distribution

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Introduced; Calif., N.Mex., Africa

Discussion

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Gazania linearis"
glabrate +  and arachnose +
obtuse +  and acute +
scarious +
less ovate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Alison McKenzie Mahoney +
(Thunberg) Druce +
attenuate +
Gorteria linearis +
compound +  and simple +
20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br /> (38 cm380 mm <br />0.38 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (20 cm200 mm <br />0.2 m <br />) +
lobed;oblanceolate;oblong +
25mm;50mm +
actinomorphic +
yellow +  and orange +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br />) +
orange +  and yellow +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (4.2 cm42 mm <br />0.042 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +, N.Mex. +  and Africa +
0–400(–900) m +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Roadsides, waste places, especially in urban coastal areas +
indeterminate +
3.5 cm35 mm <br />0.035 m <br /> (?) +  and 8 cm80 mm <br />0.08 m <br /> (?) +
heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
cylindric;turbinate;cylindric;turbinate;campanulate +
4-toothed +
sessile +  and petiolate +
lanceolate +  and deltate +
undulate +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
coroniform +
30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
scapiform +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (30 cm300 mm <br />0.3 m <br />) +
Flowering Oct–Jul. +
Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles +
sterile +  and fertile +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
convex;conic +
7 +  and 8 +
lanceolate +  and subulate-aristate +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
exalbuminous +
Introduced +  and Illustrated +
appendaged +  and truncate +
cylindric +  and dilated +
Gazania longiscapa +
Gazania linearis +
species +
5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br /> (10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br />) +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (35 cm350 mm <br />0.35 m <br />) +
tree +, vine +, shrub +  and subshrub +