Brachythrix malawiensis (Wild &G.V. Pope) G.V. Pope

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Synonyms: Brachythrix brevipapposa Wild & G.V. Pope subsp. malawiensis Wild & G.V. Pope
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Status: Native
Perennial Herb
Derivation of specific name: malawiensis: of Malawi.
Habitat: Montane grassland or woodland.
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Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau, Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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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 86.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 178 - 179. (Includes a picture).

Wild, H. & Pope, G.V. (1978). Brachythrix: a new genus of the tribe Vernonieae (Compositae) from South Central Africa. Kirkia 11(1) Pages 28 - 29. as Brachythrix brevipapposa subsp. malawiensis (Protologue)

Willis, C.K., Burrows, J.E., Fish, L., Phiri, P.S.M., Chikuni, A.C. & Golding, J. (2001). Developing a greater understanding of the flora of the Nyika Syst. Geogr. Pl. 71(2) Page 999.

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Brachythrix malawiensis
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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: Brachythrix malawiensis., retrieved 22 April 2024

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