African Plant Database

Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less.
Protologue : Linnaea 4: 291 (1829)
Information on the genus : Vernonia
Basionym : Conyza cinerea L.
Status for MA : rejected (naturalised)
Status for SA : rejected unused (present), is synonym of : Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob.
Status for TA : rejected unused (present), is synonym of : Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Conyza cinerea L. (1753)
 Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. var. cinerea
 Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob. var. cinereum
 Cyanthillium cinereum (L.) H. Rob.
 Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. subsp. cinerea
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vernonia cinerea var. antoniensis Bolle (1860)
=Vernonia lentii Volkens & O. Hoffm. (1895)
=Vernonia cinerea var. lentii (O. Hoffm.) C. Jeffrey (1988)
=*Vernonia lastii Engl. (1895)
=Vernonia vialis DC. (1836)
=Vernonia cinerea subsp. vialis (DC.) Humbert (1960)
=Vernonia arguta Baker (1883)
Taxon infra-specific
Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. var. cinerea
Vernonia cinerea (L.) Less. subsp. cinerea
Ecology and distribution
Biol./Eco : Herb; Humid, Subhumid, Dry, Subarid; Grassland, Forest, Anthropic; 0-499 m, 500-999 m, 1000-1499 m; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Peyre de Fabrègues B. & J. P. Lebrun (1976). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Niger. Maison Alfort
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:163 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing
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Record n°176267 modified 2007-04-24
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