Vernonia filipendula Hiern

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Vernonia filipendula

Kanyanja dambo
Apr 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia filipendula

Lusaka SE 22km, Kapuka farm
Mar 1993
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia filipendula

Solwezi, Jivundu
Feb 1995
Photo: D.K.Harder

Vernonia filipendula

Lusaka SE 13km., Protea Hill Farm
Mar 1993
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Synonyms: Vernonia lancibracteata S. Moore
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Status: Native
Description:
A stiffly erect perennial herb, 25-100 cm tall from a small woody rootstock; roots with tuberous swellings. Stems annual, 1-several, simple or sparsely branched above
Type location:
Angola
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, D. R. Congo, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): W,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Nw,Cb,Lk
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Content last updated: Thursday 21 July 2016
Literature:

Phiri, P.S.M. (2005). A Checklist of Zambian Vascular Plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 32

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 128 - 129. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. (1978). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 8. Vernonieae (Vernonia). Kirkia 11(1) Pages 114 - 115.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vernonia filipendula
African Plant Database: Vernonia filipendula
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Vernonia filipendula
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EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia filipendula
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Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vernonia filipendula
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JSTOR Plant Science: Vernonia filipendula
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia filipendula
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia filipendula
The Plant List (version 1.1): Vernonia filipendula
Tropicos: Vernonia filipendula


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-17

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2017). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Vernonia filipendula.
http://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158250, retrieved 22 September 2017

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