Taxon: Dimorphotheca sinuata DC.

Genus: Dimorphotheca
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Calenduleae
Nomen number: 14151
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:72. 1838 ("1837")
Name Verified on: 03-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Jun-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: Namibia; South Africa - Northern Cape, - Western Cape

  • Naturalized:

  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - South Australia
  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, - California

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
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  • Jessop, J. P. & H. R. Toelken, eds. Flora of South Australia, ed. 4. 1986 (F SAust)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
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