Taxon: Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.

 
Genus: Mikania
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 104438
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 3(3):1743. 1803
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Comp Newsl 42:53. 2005)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (mostly of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Indiana, - Maine, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Hampshire, - New Jersey, - New York, - Pennsylvania, - Rhode Island
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - North Carolina, - South Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia, - District of Columbia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Bahamas

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. 1982 (F Bahamas)
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  • Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. 1963 (Glea Cron)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Holmes, W. C. 1990. The genus Mikania (Compositae-Eupatorieae) in Mexico Sida, Bot. Misc. 5:34.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kayode, J. 2005. Ethnobotanical survey and conservation of medicinal Compositae species in Benin Kingdom, Nigeria Compositae Newslett. 42:53.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Radford, A. E. et al. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas. 1964 (F Carolin)
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. 1980- (F SE US)
  • Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Steyermark, J. A. Flora of Missouri. 1977 (F Missouri)
  • Turner, B. L. 1997. The comps of Mexico: a systematic account of the family Asteraceae. Volume 1: Eupatoreae Phytologia Mem. 11:160.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image