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Taxon: Matricaria discoidea DC.

 
Genus: Matricaria
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Anthemideae
Subtribe: Matricariinae
Nomen number: 104425
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:50. 1838 ("1837")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

  • disc mayweed  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • false chamomile  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • pineapple-weed  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • rayless chamomile  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • rounded chamomile  (Source: Econ Pl Aust) - English
  • matricaire odorante  (Source: F NAmer) - French
  • strahlenlose Kamille  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • gatkamomill  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish
  • tong hua mu ju  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation-Far East [Far East]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Delaware, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Nevada, Utah]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Georgia
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • CHINA: China [Jilin Sheng, Liaoning Sheng, Nei Mongol Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Hokkaidô, Honshu (n.)]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia (s.e.)
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Faroe Islands, Finland, Iceland, Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Belarus, Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania, Moldova, Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (Norte)]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand. Note: lists as "dioscoidea"
  4. Bremer, K. & C. J. Humphries. 1993. Generic monograph of the Asteraceae-Anthemideae. Bull. Nat. Hist. Mus. London, Bot. 23(2):154. Note: = Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
  5. Committee on Stabilization. 1975. Report of the standing committee on stabilization of specific names. Taxon 24:175. Note: = Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
  6. Cronquist, A. et al. 1972-. Intermountain flora. Note: = Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  9. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  10. Gandhi, K. N. & R. D. Thomas. 1991. Additional notes on the Asteraceae of Louisiana. Sida 14:514-517.
  11. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 Note: = Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
  12. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening Note: = Matricaria matricarioides
  13. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR. Note: = Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
  14. Laínz, M. & E. Loriente. 1983. Contribuciones al conocimiento de la flora montanesa: 2. Anales Jard. Bot. Madrid 39:412. Note: = Matricaria matricarioides (Less.) Porter
  15. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia Note: = Matricaria matricarioides
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rauschert, S. 1974. Nomenklatorische Probleme in der Gattung Matricaria L.. Folia Geobot. Phytotax. 9:249-260.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  21. Wagenitz, G. 1987. Matricaria. Illustrierte Flora von Mittel-Europa 6(4):584. Note: ed. 1:1906-1931; ed. 2:1936-68; ed. 3:1966-

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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?104425. Accessed 16 July 2019.