Vernonia bainesii Oliv. & Hiern
subsp. wildii (Merxm.) Wild

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Vernonia bainesii subsp. wildii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, area below dam wall

Vernonia bainesii subsp. wildii

Photo: Bart Wursten
Cleveland Dam, area below dam wall

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Synonyms: Vernonia wildii Merxm.
Common names:
Frequency: Occasional
Status: Native
Normally found in lower rainfall areas than subsp. bainesii, from which it is distinguished by slightly wider, narrowly elliptic leaves, which are not markedly revolute and its more erect habit. Otherwise similar to subsp. bainesii.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: A grassland species on granite or serpentine soils, occurring on the Great Dyke and the central plateau. It is also found in miombo woodland.
Altitude range: (metres)
Flowering time:Mar
Worldwide distribution: Confined to Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe distribution: N,C,E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - least concern
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Images last updated: Sunday 20 August 2006

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

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

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: Species information: Vernonia bainesii subsp. wildii., retrieved 21 May 2019

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