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Taxon: Mirabilis jalapa L.

 
Genus: Mirabilis
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Tribe: Nyctagineae
Nomen number: 24469
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:177. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 25 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Sida 16:643. 1995) ornamental; ornamental
  • Materials:
  • Medicines: folklore; folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Sida 16:641. 1995)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (possible origin Mexico)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  5. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah. 1980-. Flora of Egypt.
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  9. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  10. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993-. Flora of Japan.
  12. Le Duc, A. 1995. A revision of Mirabilis section Mirabilis (Nyctaginaceae). Sida 16:638.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  15. Migahid, A. M. 1988-1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  16. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  17. Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  18. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  19. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1979-. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México.
  20. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). URL: http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_26.html target='_blank'
  21. Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  22. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  23. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/nyctaginaceae/mirabilis-jalapa/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Mirabilis jalapa L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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?24469. Accessed 25 August 2019.