Vernonia muelleri Wild
subsp. muelleri

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Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri

Photo: Bart Wursten
Northern slopes below Mt Dombe, Chimanimani Mts

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Status: Native
Description:
A lax bushy perennial or subshrub up to 2.5 m tall.
Notes: It is not restricted to quartzite soils, occurring in evergreen forest margins and adjacent woodlands. The habitat is more open and possibly disturbed.
Derivation of specific name: muelleri: named after Thomas (Tom) Müller (1932-), former curator of the National Botanic Garden, Harare, botanical collector and one of the leading experts in evergreen forest ecology in our region.
Habitat: Evergreen forest margins and adjacent woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Known only from the Chimanimani Mountains in Zimbabwe and Mozambique.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
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Endemic status: Near Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Images last updated: Monday 26 May 2014
Literature:

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 77.


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Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Vernonia muelleri
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia muelleri
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vernonia muelleri
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vernonia muelleri
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network) taxonomy for plants report for Vernonia muelleri
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vernonia muelleri
Ispot Southern Africa : Vernonia muelleri
JSTOR Plant Science: Vernonia muelleri
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia muelleri
Tropicos: Vernonia muelleri
West African Plants database: Vernonia muelleri


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-16

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2016). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Vernonia muelleri subsp. muelleri.
http://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158410, retrieved 28 June 2016

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