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Taxon: Acmella oleracea (L.) R. K. Jansen

 
Genus: Acmella
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 311860
Place of publication: Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8:65. 1985
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 30-Oct-1990 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 3 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Human food:
  • Medicines:
  • Non-vertebrate poisons: potential for disease vector control

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil (only cult.)


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda


    Other (probable origin in South America "from Acmella alba")

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. American Herbal Products Association. 1992. Herbs of commerce
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). Note: naturalized
  5. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  6. Hind, N. & N. Biggs. 2003. 460. Acmella oleracea Compositae. Curtis's Bot. Mag. 20:31-39.
  7. Jansen, R. K. 1985. The systematics of Acmella (Asteraceae-Heliantheae). Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8:66.
  8. Lim, T. K. 2014. Acmella olearacea. Edible medicinal and non-medicinal plants. Six volumes 7:163-174. Note: Springer Science+Business Media B
  9. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Randall, R. P. 2007. The introduced flora of Australia and its weed status. Note: = Spilanthes oleracea L.
  12. Rodrigues, D. S. et al. 2014. Influência da adubação com nitrogênio e fósforo na produção de Jambu, Acmella oleracea (L.) R. K. Jansen. Revista Brasil. Pl. Med. 16:71-76.
  13. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Acmella oleracea (L.) R. K. Jansen :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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?311860. Accessed 20 September 2019.