Taxon: Mikania micrantha Kunth

 
Genus: Mikania
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 316383
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 4:105[folio]. 1818; 4:134[quarto]. 1820
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Middle Atlantic Ocean: St. Helena - Ascension
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Thailand
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Philippines; Singapore
    • North Indian Ocean: British Indian Ocean Terr - Diego Garcia
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; Niue; Samoa; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna Islands

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