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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


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  2. 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.
  3. Baye, T. & H. C. Becker. 2005. Genetic variability and interrelationship of traits in the industrial oil crop Vernonia galamensis. Euphytica 142:119-129. Note: Netherlands journal of plant breeding
  4. Cufodontis, G. 1953-1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  5. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  6. 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.
  7. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
  8. Jeffrey, C. 1988. The Vernonieae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: V. Kew Bull. 43:229.
  9. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  10. Perdue, R. E. et al. 1986. Vernonia galamensis, potential new crop source of epoxy acid. Econ. Bot. 40:54-68.
  11. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  12. Wild, H. 1978. The Compositae of the Flora Zambesiaca area: 8. Vernonieae (Vernonia). Kirkia 11(1):74 (errata).
  13. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

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 17 July 2019.