Vernonia poskeana Vatke & Hildebrandt
subsp. botswanica G.V. Pope

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Zimbabwe distribution: W,C
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 37.

Heath, A. & Heath, R. (2009). Field Guide to the Plants of Northern Botswana including the Okavango Delta Kew Publishing Page 38. (Includes a picture).

Kirby, G. (2013). Wild Flowers of Southeast Botswana Struik Nature, Cape Town South Africa Page 305. (Includes a picture).

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 29.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 147 - 148.

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 39.

Other sources of information about Vernonia poskeana subsp. botswanica:

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Flora of Botswana: Vernonia poskeana subsp. botswanica
Flora of Caprivi: Vernonia poskeana subsp. botswanica

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vernonia poskeana
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vernonia poskeana
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia poskeana
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IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vernonia poskeana
JSTOR Plant Science: Vernonia poskeana
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia poskeana
Plants of the World Online: Vernonia poskeana
Tropicos: Vernonia poskeana
Wikipedia: Vernonia poskeana

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2002-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Zimbabwe: Species information: Vernonia poskeana subsp. botswanica., retrieved 27 February 2024

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