Arctotis fastuosa

Jacquin

Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. 2: 20, plate 166. 1797.

Common names: Monarch-of-the-veld
Introduced
Synonyms: Venidium fastuosum (Jacquin) Stapf
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 19. Treatment on page 198.

Annuals, 10–45 (–80) cm, hirsute to woolly. Leaves: basal lanceolate to oblanceolate, 4–9 cm × 15–25 mm, margins pinnatifid to pinnatisect; distal cauline smaller (sessile, bases clasping, margins entire). Peduncles (10–) 18–22 cm, with 3 or more leaves. Phyllaries: outer spreading linear (bases ± broad), abaxial faces arachnose to hirsute; inner appressed ± lanceolate (apices rounded, hyaline, ciliate). Ray-florets 35–50 in 2 series; corolla laminae 30–55, 4–7 mm, adaxial faces orange to yellow (outer unmarked or with smaller or less distinct marks, inner marked basally with purple-brown fans 1/8–1/4 their lengths). Cypselae ovoid, 1.3–1.5 mm, glabrous; pappi 0 or coroniform. 2n = 18.


Phenology: Flowering spring–summer.
Habitat: Roadsides, urban waste places
Elevation: 0–500 m

Distribution

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Introduced; Calif., Africa

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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winged +  and 3-5-ribbed +
arachnose +  and hirsute +
obtuse +  and acute +
scarious +
less ovate +  and lanceolate +
indeterminate +  and determinate +
Alison McKenzie Mahoney +
Jacquin +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (9 cm90 mm <br />0.09 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
decurrent +
compound +  and simple +
mostly spatulate;oblanceolate +
Monarch-of-the-veld +
actinomorphic +
brown +  and violet or purple +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
fertile +  and bisexual +
Calif. +  and Africa +
0–500 m +
pilose +  and sericeous +
pistillate +, staminate +  and neuter +
winged +  and beaked +
dispersed +
Roadsides, urban waste places +
indeterminate +
heterogamous +
each +  and sessile +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2.5 cm25 mm <br />0.025 m <br />) +
hemispheric;campanulate +
3-toothed +
sessile +  and petiolate +
cauline +  and basal +
lanceolate +  and deltate +
pinnatifid +  and pinnatisect +
linear +  and oblong +
2-carpellate +
persistent +
coroniform +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br />) +
18 cm180 mm <br />0.18 m <br /> (22 cm220 mm <br />0.22 m <br />) +
Flowering spring–summer. +
Pl. Hort. Schoenbr. +
bearing subulate enations +, hairy +  and bristly +
5 +  and 8 +
ovate +  and oblong +
exalbuminous +
Introduced +
appendaged +  and truncate +
cylindric +  and dilated +
Venidium fastuosum +
Arctotis fastuosa +
Arctotis +
species +
45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br /> (80 cm800 mm <br />0.8 m <br />) +
hirsute +  and woolly +
10 cm100 mm <br />0.1 m <br /> (45 cm450 mm <br />0.45 m <br />) +
tree +, vine +, shrub +  and subshrub +