Vernonia fractiflexa Wild

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Common names:
Status: Native
Perennial herb.
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Montane grassland.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Nyika Plateau, Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
Growth form(s):
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 110.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 108.

Wild, H. (1978). New and interesting Vernonia species from the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 11(1) Pages 8 - 9. 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): Vernonia fractiflexa
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vernonia fractiflexa
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia fractiflexa
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vernonia fractiflexa
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iNaturalist: Vernonia fractiflexa
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vernonia fractiflexa
JSTOR Plant Science: Vernonia fractiflexa
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia fractiflexa
Plants of the World Online: Vernonia fractiflexa
Tropicos: Vernonia fractiflexa
Wikipedia: Vernonia fractiflexa

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 fractiflexa., retrieved 16 April 2024

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