African Plant Database

Vernonia hirsuta (DC.) Sch. Bip.
Protologue : Repert. Bot. Syst. (Walpers) 2: 947 (1843)
Information on the genus : Vernonia
Basionym : Webbia hirsuta DC.
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hilliardiella hirsuta (DC.) H. Rob.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Hilliardiella hirsuta (DC.) H. Rob.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Webbia hirsuta DC. (1836)
 Hilliardiella hirsuta (DC.) H. Rob. (1999)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vernonia hirsuta var. obtusifolia Harv.
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Herb- Ht 0.3 - 1.5 m. Alt 5 - 2285 m. Distribution: LES, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1992). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 6[1]: 106-107

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 340 (1997).
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Record n°102995 modified 2011-04-07
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