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
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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

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.)
    • Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador - Galapagos Islands, - Chimborazo, - 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
    • 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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  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal 1991. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 1989-1998 (Esp Veg Prom) 6:28-32.
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • 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)
  • Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. 2008 (L Venez ed2)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  • Jeffrey, C. 1988. The Vernonieae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: V Kew Bull. 43:274.
  • Jones, S. B. 1980. Flora of Peru: Tribe Vernonieae Fieldiana, Bot. 5:66-67.
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  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1 (Pl Res SEAs) 12(1):253.
  • Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:81.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. 1995- (F VenGuay)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
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  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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