Vernonia bainesii Oliv. & Hiern
subsp. bainesii

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Vernonia bainesii subsp. bainesii

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Nr Rhodes Camp, Nyanga NP

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Synonyms: Polydora bainesii (Oliv. & Hiern) H. Rob.
Vernonia buchananii Baker
Common names:
Frequency: Common in the E Highlands, local elsewhere
Status: Native
Description:
Perennial herb with annual stems. It may grow into a subshrub up to 1 m but often the stems are decumbent. It is distinguished from subsp. wildii by the narrower, near linear leaves which are distinctly revolute.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: bainesii: after Thomas Baines (1820-75), artist and naturalist
Habitat: A species of sub-montane grassland; often spreading on to the edges of gravel roads
Altitude range: (metres)
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Worldwide distribution:
Zimbabwe distribution: W,C,E,S
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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 109. (Includes a picture).

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 101 - 102.


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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia bainesii
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-17

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2017). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Vernonia bainesii subsp. bainesii.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158140, retrieved 11 December 2017

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