African Plant Database

Vernonia amygdalina Delile
Protologue : Voy. Méroé 41 (1826)
Information on the genus : Vernonia
Status for SA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. ex Walp.
Status for TA : rejected (present), is synonym of : Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. ex Walp.
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip. ex Walp. (1843)
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Vernonia randii S. Moore (1899)
=Vernonia eritreana Klatt (1896)
=Vernonia giorgii De Wild. (1915)
=Vernonia vogeliana Benth. (1849)
=Vernonia weisseana Muschl. (1911)
=*Vernonia adenosticta Fenzl
=Gymnanthemum abyssinicum Sch. Bip. (1843)
=Vernonia condensata Baker
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: perennial- Tree, Shrub- Ht up to 8 m. Alt 130 - 1065 m. Distribution: BOT, KN, LP, MP, SWZ

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Boudet G. & J.P. Lebrun (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. Etudes et Synthèses IEMVT 16
  • Exell, A. & Wild, H. (1992). Flora Zambesiaca: Mozambique, Federation of Rhodesia and Nyasaland, Bechuanaland Protectorate. London Kew 6[1]: 70
  • Cat. Pl. Vasc. Burkina Faso:162 (2012)
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and South Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Bothalia 3: 257 (1937).
  • Énum. Pl. Fleurs Afr. Trop. 4: 336 (1997).
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