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Taxon: Vernonia galamensis (Cass.) Less.

Synonym of Centrapalus pauciflorus (Willd.) H. Rob.

Genus: Vernonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Vernoniinae
Nomen number: 104617
Place of publication: Linnaea 4:314. 1829
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Ayerza, R. 1996. Proceedings of the Ninth International Conference on Jojoba and its uses and of the Third International Conference on New Industrial Crops and Products 187-191.
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  4. Baye, T. & H. C. Becker 2005. Exploration of Vernonia galamensis in Ethiopia, and variation in fatty acid composition of seed oil Genet. Resources Crop Evol. 52:805-811.
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  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Gilbert, M. G. 1986. Notes on East African Vernonieae (Compositae): a revision of the Vernonia galamensis complex. Notes on East African Vernonieae (Compositae) 4 Kew Bull. 41:20.
  8. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  9. Jeffrey, C. 1988. The Vernonieae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: V Kew Bull. 43:229.
  10. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  11. Perdue, R. E. et al. 1986. Vernonia galamensis, potential new crop source of epoxy acid Econ. Bot. 40:54-68.
  12. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  13. Wild, H. 1978. The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area: 8. Vernonieae (Vernonia) (Kirkia) 11(1):74 (errata).

Check other web resources for Vernonia galamensis (Cass.) Less. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=104617. Accessed 21 February 2019.