Vernonia chloropappa Baker

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Vernonia chloropappa

Miombo woodland
Jellis' farm
May 2000
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia chloropappa

Miombo woodland
Jellis' farm
May 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia chloropappa

Miombo woodland
Jellis' farm
May 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia chloropappa

Miombo woodland
Jellis' farm
May 1993
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia chloropappa

Miombo woodland
Jellis' farm
May 1996
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Frequency: Widespread
Status: Native
Description:
Plant annual, single stemmed. Capitula few to many, involucres more than 6 mm long. Pappus setae bright- or dull-green; corollas creamy white, mauve or purple.
Type location:
Malawi
Notes: Determination: G. V. Pope
Conservation status: Widespread, Least Concern
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Rocky outcrop with miombo woodland
Altitude range:
Flowering time:May
Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Tanzania, Malawi
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): N,C
Zambian distribution (Provinces): N,C,Lk
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Thursday 21 July 2016
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 110.

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 145 - 147. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. (1978). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 8. Vernonieae (Vernonia). Kirkia 11(1) Pages 64 - 65.

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Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-21

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2021). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Vernonia chloropappa.
https://www.zambiaflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=201250, retrieved 19 April 2021

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