Taxon: Chrysolaena flexuosa (Sims) H. Rob.

Genus: Chrysolaena
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Cichorioideae
      Tribe: Vernonieae
        Subtribe: Lepidaploinae
Nomen number: 415132
Place of publication: Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 101:956. 1988
Name Verified on: 04-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 04-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • zig-zag vernonia  (Source: Dict Gard) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Vernonia flexuosa)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Parana, - Rio Grande do Sul, - Santa Catarina
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Chaco, - Cordoba, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Formosa, - Misiones, - Santa Fe, - Santiago del Estero; Paraguay; Uruguay

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  • Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:63.


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