Calflora
Taxon  Report   13451    
Arctotis fastuosa  (Jacq.) Stapf
Monarch of the veld, cape daisy
Arctotis fastuosa
© 2008 Louis-M. Landry
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Arctotis fastuosa, a dicot, is an annual herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
also called Venidium fastuosum

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Plant Characteristics
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Family: ASTERACEAE  
Genus: Arctotis
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Venidium fastuosum
More information about  Arctotis fastuosa
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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