Vernonia colorata Drake

Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2504)

  Phylum: Magnoliophyta (2403)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2035)

      Order: Asterales (210)

        Family: Asteraceae (209) (family description)

          Genus: Vernonia (4)

           Epithet: colorata Drake (2)

Synonyms: Gymnanthemum bolleanum Steetz, Vernonia caboverdeana Lobin, Vernonia grandis (DC.) Bojer ex Vatke

bolleanum => in honor of Carl August Bolle (1821-1909), German naturalist and plant collector

caboverdeana => from Cape Verde

colorata => coloured

grandis => large, big

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habitat: mesophytic

Habit: shrub, tree

Flower colour: white

External links

Check for Vernonia colorata at The Plant List, GBIF or IPNI

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