Vernonia bellinghamii S. Moore

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Vernonia bellinghamii

Picture: Mark Hyde
Near lodges, Lasting Impressions, Kadoma

Vernonia bellinghamii

Picture: Mark Hyde
Near lodges, Lasting Impressions, Kadoma

Vernonia bellinghamii

Picture: Mark Hyde
Near lodges, Lasting Impressions, Kadoma

Vernonia bellinghamii

Picture: Mark Hyde
Near lodges, Lasting Impressions, Kadoma

Vernonia bellinghamii

Picture: Mark Hyde
Near lodges, Lasting Impressions, Kadoma

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Synonyms: Gymnanthemum bellinghamii (S. Moore) H. Rob.
Vernonia elisabethvilleana De Wild.
Vernonia fraterna N.E. Br.
Vernonia goetzeanum O. Hoffm.
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Status: Native
Description:
Shrub or small tree, 1-4 m tall. Indumentum of matted T-shaped hairs. Leaves petiolate; lamina 3-6.5 x 1.5-3 cm, elliptic to oblong-ovate or obovate; apex obtuse or rounded; green above, densely greyish-tomentellous beneath. Capitula borne in subumbellate clusters of 4-15 capitula or sometimes with 2-3 laxly arranged capitula in abbreviated panicles. Involucres longer than wide. Phyllaries tightly appressed, becoming longer inwards. Florets white or pale mauve. Achenes 3-4 mm; pappus long-exserted beyond the involucre.
Type location:
Syntypes from Malawi and Mozambique
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Habitat: Rocky outcrops, hillsides in miombo and deciduous woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Tanzania, DRC, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique and Zimbabwe
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,E
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,N,C
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Content last updated: Tuesday 26 June 2018
Literature:

Drummond, R.B. (1975). A list of trees, shrubs and woody climbers indigenous or naturalised in Rhodesia. Kirkia 10(1) Page 277.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 70 - 74. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Vernonia bellinghamii
Flora of Mozambique: Vernonia bellinghamii
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vernonia bellinghamii

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vernonia bellinghamii
African Plant Database: Vernonia bellinghamii
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Vernonia bellinghamii
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vernonia bellinghamii
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia bellinghamii
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vernonia bellinghamii
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vernonia bellinghamii
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vernonia bellinghamii
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Vernonia bellinghamii
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vernonia bellinghamii
Ispot Southern Africa: Vernonia bellinghamii
JSTOR Plant Science: Vernonia bellinghamii
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia bellinghamii
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia bellinghamii
The Plant List (version 1.1): Vernonia bellinghamii
Tropicos: Vernonia bellinghamii


Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-18

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2018). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Vernonia bellinghamii.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158160, retrieved 20 July 2018

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