Vernonia nepetifolia Wild

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Synonyms: Vernonia gracilipes S. Moore var. minor S. Moore
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Status: Native
A woody subshrub up to 1.3 m.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: On rocky slopes , on both quartzite and Umkondo sandstone.
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Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Confined to Zimbabwe, on Mt Peza in the Chimanimani Mountains and Mt Pene.
Zimbabwe distribution: E
Growth form(s):
Endemic status: Endemic
Red data list status: Lower Risk - near threatened
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Images last updated: Tuesday 11 September 2007

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 76.

Wild, H. (1964). The endemic species of the Chimanimani Mountains and their significance Kirkia 4 Pages 151 - 152. as Vernonia gracilipes

Wursten, B., Timberlake, J. & Darbyshire, I. (2017). The Chimanimani Mountains: an updated checklist. Kirkia 19(1) Page 90.

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

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 nepetifolia., retrieved 21 April 2019

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