Vernonia perrottetii Sch.Bip. ex Walp.

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Vernonia perrottetii

Changwena Falls, North Swaka
Aug 1995
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia perrottetii

Chainama Hills
May 1995
Photo: Mike Bingham

Vernonia perrottetii

Mansa District, Mabumba
May 1990
Photo: Mike Bingham

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Common names:
Status: Native
Herb, annual, erect, with capitula solitary, terminal on the branches. Involucre tightly imbricate, hemispheric to cup-shaped, more than 13 mm. wide when mature.
Type location:
Derivation of specific name: perrottetii: after George (Georges Guerrard) Samuel Perrottet (1793-1870)
Habitat: Sandy soil, laterite pans, fallow fields
Altitude range:
Flowering time:May - Jul
Worldwide distribution: Tropical W Africa, to Sudan, Tanzania, Malawi, Zambia and Angola.
Zambian distribution (Flora Zambesiaca): B,N,W,C,S
Zambian distribution (Provinces): Cb,Lp,C,Lk,S,W
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Endemic status:
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Content last updated: Friday 29 July 2016

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 150 - 151.

Wild, H. (1978). The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area. 8. Vernonieae (Vernonia). Kirkia 11(1) Pages 52 - 53.

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

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-20

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2020). Flora of Zambia: Species information: Vernonia perrottetii., retrieved 28 February 2020

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