Taxon: Gymnanthemum coloratum (Willd.) H. Rob. & B. Kahn

 
Genus: Gymnanthemum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Gymnantheminae
Nomen number: 419855
Place of publication: Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 99:501. 1986
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Use Pl WT Afr, as Vernonia colorata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya ; Tanzania
    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi ; Mozambique ; Zambia ; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: Botswana ; South Africa KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin ; Cote D'Ivoire ; Gambia ; Ghana ; Guinea ; Guinea-Bissau ; Liberia ; Mali ; Nigeria ; Senegal ; Sierra Leone ; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon ; Central African Republic ; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros ; Madagascar

  • Naturalized

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Reunion

Reference:

  • Robinson, H. 1999. Revisions in paleotropical Vernonieae (Asteraceae) Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 112:220-247.

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