Vernonia rubens Wild

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Common names:
Frequency: Only know from the type specimen
Status: Native
Derivation of specific name:
Habitat: Exposed mountain ridge
Altitude range: 2100 m (approx)
Flowering time:
Worldwide distribution: Only known from the Mafinga Hills, northern Malawi
Malawi distribution: N
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Endemic status: Endemic
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Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 113.

Wild, H. (1978). New and interesting Vernonia species from the Flora Zambesiaca area Kirkia 11(1) Pages 5 - 6. Protologue

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External websites:

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

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: Vernonia rubens., retrieved 29 November 2023

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