Taxon: Senecio elegans L.

Genus: Senecio
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 401839
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:869. 1753
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-Feb-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed14; Dict Gard; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: (fide Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, - Western Cape

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal; Spain
  • Northern America

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

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


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  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
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  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)

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