Nothovernonia amblyolepis

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Taxonavigation

Genus: Nothovernonia

Name

Nothovernonia amblyolepis (Baker) H.Rob. & V.A.Funk comb. nov.Wikispecies linkIPNI linkPensoft Profile

  • Vernonia amblyolepis Baker, Bull. Misc. Inf. Kew 1898: 146 (1898). Type: Malawi, Nyika Plateau, Whyte 204 (Lechtotype designated here, K, scanned image at US!), Mpata to Nyasa-Tanganyika Plateau, Whyte s.n. (isolectotype, K, scanned image at US!). The two specimens at K are labeled as syntypes. The Whyte 204 was selected as the lectotype because it is numbered.
  • Vernonia pratensis Hiern, Cat. Afr. Pl. Welw. 1: 523 (1898) homonym illeg., non Klatt 1892 nec Drake 1897. Type: Angola, Welwitsch 3364 (isotype K).
  • Vernonia kandtii Muschl., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 46: 87 (1911). Type: Rwanda, Niansa, Kandt 69 (holotype B, destroyed, isotype EA).
  • Vernonia exasperata H. Wild, Kirkia 11: 12 (1978), nom. nov. for Vernonia pratensis Hiern.

Distribution

The species is known from Angola, Malawi, Rwanda and Tanzania.

Specimens Examined

Malawi. Zomba District: Zomba Plateau, top of hillside above KuChawe Inn, on grassy slope, 15°20'S, 35°18'E, 5500 ft., 14 Apr 1984, Christenson 1461 (US). Zomba District: Zomba Plateau, on upper road from KuChawe Inn downward to Zomba, near horse paddock, 15°20'S, 35°18'E, 5000 ft., 25 Apr 1984, Christenson and Lipende 1488(US). Uganda. Buhweju County: District West Ankole, Nyarwambu River, 0°22'S, 30°28'E, 1550 m, 23 Aug 1982, Rwaburindora 919(MO, US).

Unrecognized taxa

Jeffrey (1988)[1] treated Vernonia kandtii as a separate species that included Veronia pratensis Hiern and V. exasperata H. Wild in its synonymy. Vernonia kandtii is separated by Jeffrey (1988)[1], with some doubt, by his couplet 106 as follows:


The specimens from Malawi and Uganda that were examined for this study show variation in the structure of the inflorescence and therefore, do not support a separate species status for Vernonia kandtii.

Taxon Treatment

  • Robinson, H; Funk, V; 2011: A new genus, Nothovernonia, from tropical Africa (Asteraceae or Compositae, Vernonieae) PhytoKeys, 3: 21-34. doi

Other References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Jeffrey C (1988) The Vernonieae in east tropical Africa,Notes on Compositae: V. Kew Bulletin 43:195-277.