Vernonia colorata (Willd.) Drake
subsp. oxyura (O. Hoffm.) C. Jeffrey

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Status: Native
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Malawi distribution: N,C,S
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Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 110.

Burrows, J.E., Burrows, S.M., Lötter, M.C. & Schmidt, E. (2018). Trees and Shrubs Mozambique Publishing Print Matters (Pty), Cape Town. Page 1027. (Includes a picture).

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 70 - 73. (Includes a picture).

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 59.

Other sources of information about Vernonia colorata subsp. oxyura:

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Flora of Mozambique: Vernonia colorata subsp. oxyura
Flora of Zambia: Vernonia colorata subsp. oxyura

External websites:

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Vernonia colorata subsp. oxyura., retrieved 21 February 2024

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