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Vernonia Schreb.
    Gen. Pl. 2: 541 (1791).


Status: this genus has not yet been assessed for species diversity and endemism

- Species in Fl. Madag: 96 (93 endemic, 2 indigenous non-endemic, 1 naturalised)

Species level data entry: not yet complete

Note: Certain species were transferred to Distephanus by Robinson and Kahn (1986), who note that certain other species may also eventually need to be transferred. These await evaluation. Note: Humbert (1960) excluded: V. colorata (Wild.)Drake, V. senegalensisLess & V. zeylanicaLess as not occuring in Madagascar.

Contributed/compiled by: M. Calmander, N. Rakotonirina & P.B. Phillipson

Updated on: 12 Feb. 2008

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