Vernonia fastigiata Oliv. & Hiern

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Synonyms: Cacalia fastigiata Kuntze
Parapolydora fastigiata (Oliv. & Hiern) H.Rob.
Vernonia schinzii O.Hoffm.
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Status: Native
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Worldwide distribution: Mozambique, Zimbabwe Botswana, Namibia, Swaziland and northeastern South Africa.
Mozambique distribution: GI,M
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Chapano, C. & Mugarisanwa, N.H. (2003). Plants of the Matobo District National Herbarium and Botanic Garden, Zimbabwe Page 37.

Da Silva, M.C., Izidine, S. & Amude, A.B. (2004). A preliminary checklist of the vascular plants of Mozambique. Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 30 Sabonet, Pretoria Page 35.

Mapaura, A. & Timberlake, J. (eds) (2004). A checklist of Zimbabwean vascular plants Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 33 Sabonet, Pretoria and Harare Page 29.

Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Page 137.

Robinson, H. (2005). Parapolydora (Asteraceae), a new genus of Vernonieae from South Africa. Phytologia 87(2) Page 79. as Parapolydora fastigiata

Setshogo, M.P. (2005). Preliminary checklist of the plants of Botswana. Sabonet Report no. 37. Sabonet, Pretoria and Gaborone Page 39.

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Flora of Botswana: Vernonia fastigiata
Flora of Caprivi: Vernonia fastigiata
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vernonia fastigiata

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

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-24

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2024). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Vernonia fastigiata., retrieved 24 February 2024

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