Vernonia sylvicola Pope

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Vernonia sylvicola

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Group J: Plants annual, single season ephemerals; stems single, from a single season taproot.
Stem c. 13-120 cm tall, simple below, laxly branched above. Capitula numerous in large open panicles. Involucres 8-10 mm. long. Corollas purplish. Phyllaries hardly diverging.
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Worldwide distribution: Angola, D.R. Congo, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique.
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Literature:

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 144.

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Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia sylvicola
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-20

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2020). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Vernonia sylvicola.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=158570, retrieved 1 October 2020

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