Gynura valeriana Oliv.

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Common names:
Status: Native
Erect herb. Leaves deeply pinnatifid. Inflorescence terminal, lax. Capitula numerous. Florets orange.
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Habitat: Evergreen Forest
Altitude range: 1200 m (approx)
Flowering time:January
Worldwide distribution: Kenya, Tanzania and Mt Mulanje, Malawi.
Malawi distribution: S
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Beentje, H.J. & Ghazanfar, S.A. (eds.) (2005). Compositae (Part 3) Flora of Tropical East Africa Pages 699 - 700.

Jeffrey, C. (1986). The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bulletin 41(4) Page 929.

Strugnell, A.M. (2006). A Checklist of the Spermatophytes of Mount Mulanje, Malawi Scripta Botanica Belgica 34 National Botanic Garden of Belgium Page 53.

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave, 2014-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Malawi: Species information: Gynura valeriana., retrieved 5 June 2023

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