Bartlettina sordida (Less.) R.M. King & H. Rob.

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Bartlettina sordida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Blue Kerry, Harare

Bartlettina sordida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Blue Kerry, Harare

Bartlettina sordida

Photo: Bart Wursten
Blue Kerry, Harare

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Synonyms: Eupatorium atrorubens Nicholson
Eupatorium ianthinum (Morr.) Hemsl.
Eupatorium sordidum Less.
Common names: Purple torch of the clouds (English) Thoroughwort (English)
Description: Shrub to 2 m or more. Stems densely reddish-tomentose. Leaves: petiole long, to 5 cm; lamina up to 15 cm, ovate; base cuneate; margin coarsely serrate. Capitula violet, borne in a corymb.
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Worldwide distribution: Native of Mexico; widespread in cultivation.
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Image last updated: Tuesday 20 October 2009
Literature:

Maroyi, A. (2006). Preliminary checklist of introduced and naturalized plants in Zimbabwe. Kirkia 18(2) Page 199.

Pienaar, K. (1984). The South African What Flower is that? (A-Z of Garden flowers in South Africa). 2nd impression. Struik, Cape Town. Page 142. (Includes a picture).

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External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Bartlettina sordida
Biodiversity Explorer (Biodiversity of southern Africa): Bartlettina sordida
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Bartlettina sordida
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Bartlettina sordida
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Bartlettina sordida
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Bartlettina sordida
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Bartlettina sordida
Google: Web - Images - Scholar
GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Bartlettina sordida
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Bartlettina sordida
Ispot Southern Africa: Bartlettina sordida
JSTOR Plant Science: Bartlettina sordida
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Bartlettina sordida
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Bartlettina sordida
The Plant List (version 1.1): Bartlettina sordida
Tropicos: Bartlettina sordida


Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-19

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2019). Flora of Zimbabwe: Cultivated Plants: Species information: Bartlettina sordida.
https://www.zimbabweflora.co.zw/cult/species.php?species_id=168610, retrieved 16 July 2019

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