Taxon: Parthenium hysterophorus L.

 
Genus: Parthenium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 315278
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:988. 1753
Comment: species epithet published as a noun in apposition and retains its own gender and termination irrespective of the gender of the generic name (Melbourne ICN Art. 23.5)
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 3 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Lampe & McCann; Res. Bull. Panjab Univ. 44:127. 1994)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Econ Pl Aust; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range in Americas obscure

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Federal District, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Quintana Roo, - Tabasco, - Tlaxcala, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Aruba; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Belize; Guatemala; Honduras
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Ecuador - Loja

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Mozambique
    • Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Mpumalanga; Swaziland
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius; Mayotte; Reunion; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Guizhou, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - New South Wales, - Queensland, - Northern Territory
  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Kansas, - Missouri, - Oklahoma
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Massachusetts, - Michigan, - New Jersey, - New York, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Delaware, - Florida, - Louisiana, - Maryland, - Mississippi, - Virginia, - District of Columbia
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia; Vanuatu
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Panama

  • Adventive:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Israel
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium; Poland

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