Taxon: Pseudelephantopus spicatus (B. Juss. ex Aubl.) C. F. Baker

 
Genus: Pseudelephantopus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Elephantopinae
Nomen number: 403839
Place of publication: Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 12:55. 1902
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):253. 1999, as Elephantopus spicatus)
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Tabasco, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba] Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, Virgin Islands (British), [Tortola] Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Chimborazo, Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Los Rios] Peru


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Tanzania
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal]
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand (n.)
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Northern Mariana Islands
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa


References:

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  2. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1991. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. (Esp Veg Prom) 6:28-32.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  7. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  8. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  9. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. Jeffrey, C. 1988. The Vernonieae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: V Kew Bull. 43:274.
  12. Jones, S. B. 1980. Flora of Peru: Tribe Vernonieae Fieldiana, Bot. 5:66-67.
  13. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
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  20. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
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  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?403839. Accessed 23 May 2018.