African Plant Database

Vernonia capensis (Houtt.) Druce
Protologue : Bot. Exch. Club Soc. Brit. Isles 651 (1917)
Information on the genus : Vernonia
Basionym : Erigeron capense Houtt.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hilliardiella capensis (Houtt.) H. Rob., Skvarla & V.A. Funk
Status for TA : rejected (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Cacalia capensis (Houtt.) Kuntze (1891)
 Erigeron capense Houtt.
 Hilliardiella capensis (Houtt.) H. Rob., Skvarla & V.A. Funk
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Conyza canescens L. f. (1782)
=Vernonia pinifolia Less. (1829)
=*Conyza pinifolia Lam. (1786)
=*Webbia pinifolia DC. (1836)
=*Hilliardiella pinifolia (Lam.) H. Rob. (1999)
=Vernonia pinifolia var. glabrata Harv.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb, Geophyte- Ht 0.2 - 1 m. Alt 15 - 2100 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, KN, MP, WC, SWZ
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Record n°102976 modified 2006-11-13
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