Vernonia adoensis Sch. Bip. ex Walp.[Agg]

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Vernonia adoensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Vernonia adoensis

Photo: David Gwynne-Evans
Lower slopes Mt Mabu

Vernonia adoensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along track from rangerpost to old Urema river crossing

Vernonia adoensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along track from rangerpost to old Urema river crossing

Vernonia adoensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along track from rangerpost to old Urema river crossing

Vernonia adoensis

Photo: Bart Wursten
Along track from rangerpost to old Urema river crossing

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Synonyms: Baccharoides adoensis (Sch. Bip. ex Walp.) H. Rob.
Vernonia integra S. Moore
Common names:
Frequency:
Status: Native
Description:
Herbaceous or soft-wooded shrub. Leaves broadly lanceolate to oblong-elliptic; margins strongly undulate and serrate with sharp teeth. Capitula solitary along the branches. Florets mostly tubular, white, sometimes tinged with mauve.
Notes:
Derivation of specific name: adoensis: from Aden, Arabia
Habitat: In miombo woodland and wooded grassland, often near streams.
Altitude range:
Flowering time:Oct - May
Worldwide distribution:
Mozambique distribution: N,Z,T,MS,M
Growth form(s):
Endemic status:
Red data list status:
Insects associated with this species:
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Content last updated: Friday 20 July 2012
Literature:

Burrows, J.E. & Willis, C.K. (eds) (2005). Plants of the Nyika Plateau Southern African Botanical Diversity Network Report No. 31 SABONET, Pretoria Page 109.

Pickering, H. & Roe, E. (2009). Wild Flowers of the Victoria Falls Area Helen Pickering, London Page 41. (Includes a picture).

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Flora of Malawi: Vernonia adoensis
Flora of Zambia: Vernonia adoensis
Flora of Zimbabwe: Vernonia adoensis

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vernonia adoensis
African Plant Database: Vernonia adoensis
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Vernonia adoensis
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Vernonia adoensis
ePIC (electronic Plant Information Center): Vernonia adoensis
Flora Zambesiaca web site: Vernonia adoensis
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Vernonia adoensis
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GRIN (Germplasm Resources Information Network): Vernonia adoensis
iNaturalist: Vernonia adoensis
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Vernonia adoensis
JSTOR Plant Science: Vernonia adoensis
Kew Herbarium catalogue: Vernonia adoensis
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia adoensis
Plants of the World Online: Vernonia adoensis
Tropicos: Vernonia adoensis
Wikipedia: Vernonia adoensis


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 adoensis.
https://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/species.php?species_id=164380, retrieved 23 October 2020

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