Vernonia amoena S. Moore

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Type location:
Zimbabwe, Hwange
Derivation of specific name: amoena: beautiful, showy, pleasing
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Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca):
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,Lk,S,W
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Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 29.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 151.

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Flora of Zimbabwe: Vernonia amoena

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vernonia amoena
African Plant Database: Vernonia amoena
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vernonia amoena
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia amoena
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vernonia amoena
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vernonia amoena
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vernonia amoena
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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia amoena
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia amoena
Plants of the World Online: Vernonia amoena
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Wikipedia: Vernonia amoena

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-22

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2022). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Vernonia amoena., retrieved 4 October 2022

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