Vernonia jelfiae S. Moore
var. jelfiae

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Vernonia jelfiae var. jelfiae

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Vernonia jelfiae var. jelfiae

Photo: Mike Bingham

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A slender annual herb up to 85 cm high. Phyllaries gently tapering to a bristle-tipped apex; sparsely puberulous or scabridulous; involucres obconic, the phyllaries diverging. Corollas usually purple.
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Worldwide distribution: Zambia, Angola, D.R. Congo, Malawi, Mozambique
Mozambique distribution: N
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Pope, G.V. (1992). Compositae Flora Zambesiaca 6(1) Pages 144 - 146. (Includes a picture).

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African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Vernonia jelfiae
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Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Vernonia jelfiae
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Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-23

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2023). Flora of Mozambique: Species information: Vernonia jelfiae var. jelfiae., retrieved 7 June 2023

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