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Taxon: Senecio inaequidens DC.

Genus: Senecio
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 406768
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:401. 1838 ("1837")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Feb-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • narrow-leaf ragwort  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • South African ragwort  (Source: USDA/APHIS) - English
  • schmalblättriges Greiskraut  (Source: Zander Ency) - German

Distributional Range:


    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, Lesotho, South Africa


    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Denmark, Ireland
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Poland


    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Switzerland
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Italy, Montenegro, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


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  2. Arslan, Z. F. et al. 2015. Status of invasive alien plants included in EPPO Lists in Turkey. Bull. OEPP 45:66-72. DOI: 10.1111/epp.12176 Note: not documented in 2015 but expected in future
  3. Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  6. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  7. Lafuma, L. et al. 2003. Ploidy level and origin of the European invasive weed Senecio inaequidens (Asteraceae). Pl. Syst. Evol. 243:59-72.
  8. Mayor, J. P. 1996. Revue Suisse de Viticulture, d'Arboriculture et d'Horticulture. 28:99-101.
  9. Mito, T. & T. Uesugi. 2004. Invasive aliens species in Japan: the status quo and the new regulation for prevention of their adverse effects. Global Environ. Res. 8:190.
  10. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  11. Stace, C. 1995. New flora of the British Isles.
  12. Thurmond, M. 2019. pers. comm. Note: APHIS has confirmed this species in material from Turkey
  13. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea. Note: naturalized
  14. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/asteraceae/senecio-inaequidens/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Senecio inaequidens DC. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?406768. Accessed 20 September 2019.