Taxon: Dahlia pinnata Cav.

Genus: Dahlia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 13149
Place of publication: Icon. 1:57, t. 80. 1791
Comment: non Dahlia pinnata auct. nonn. (= D. sorensenii H. V. Hansen & Hjert.)
Name Verified on: 27-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Nord J Bot 16:445-455. 1996)

Distributional Range:


    . widely cult.


  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Hansen, H. V. & J. P. Hjerting 1997. Observations on chromosome numbers and biosystematics in Dahlia (Asteraceae, Heliantheae) with an account on the identity of D. pinnata, D. rosea, and D. coccinea Nordic J. Bot. 16:445-455.
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. 1997 (F Korea)
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  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. 1979- (F Valle Mex)
  • Sorensen, P. D. 1969. Revision of the genus Dahlia (Compositae, Heliantheae - Coreopsidinae) (Rhodora) 71:359.
  • Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. 1970 (Names Soukup)
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)


Check other web resources for Dahlia pinnata Cav. :

  • ICRA: International Cultivar Registration Authority (on-line resource). for Dahlia pinnata cultivars
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.