Conyza pannosa

Conyza pannosa is a species of flowering plants of the family Asteraceae. The species is endemic to Cape Verde.[2] It is listed as an endangered plant by the IUCN.[1] The plant was named by Philip Barker Webb in 1849. Its local name is taba.[3]

Conyza pannosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Eudicots
Clade: Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Genus: Conyza
C. pannosa
Binomial name
Conyza pannosa
Webb, 1849

Distribution and ecology

Conyza pannosa occurs in the islands of Santo Antão, São Vicente, Santiago, São Nicolau and Brava.[2] It is confined to humid areas, but in Santo Antão, they are also founded in semi-humid and semi-arid areas.[1]


  1. Catarino, S.; Duarte, M.C. & Romeiras, M.M. (2017). "Conyza pannosa". The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2017: e.T107423978A107468102. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2017-3.RLTS.T107423978A107468102.en. Retrieved 24 January 2019.
  2. Oromí, Martín, Zurita & Cabrera, 2005 : Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: Hongos, Plantas y Animales Terrestres. Gobierno de Canarias, Consejería de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación Territorial, p. 41
  3. Plantas endémicas e arvores indígenas de Cabo Verde

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