Vernonia jelfiae S. Moore
var. jelfiae

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Vernonia jelfiae var. jelfiae

Miombo woodland
Jellis' farm
May 1993
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia jelfiae var. jelfiae

Dunrobin Mine
Jellis' farm
Apr 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Status: Native
A slender annual herb up to 85 cm high. Phyllaries gently tapering to a bristle-tipped apex; sparsely puberulous or scabridulous; involucres obconic, the phyllaries diverging. Corollas usually purple.
Type location:
Zambia, Luwingu
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, D.R. Congo, Malawi, Mozambique
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,N,C,Lk,S
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Content last updated: Wednesday 27 July 2016

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 144 - 146. (Includes a picture).

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Vernonia jelfiae var. jelfiae., retrieved 23 April 2024

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