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Taxon: Zinnia elegans Jacq.

 
Genus: Zinnia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 42258
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 3:15, t. 589. 1792 ("1786-1793"); Collectanea 5:152. 1797 ("1796"), nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Z. violacea Cav., nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 29-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 56 (23 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, Nuevo Leon, Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru


    Other (exact native range in Mexico obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11 (Taxon) 60:1212.
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  6. Brummitt, R. K. 2009. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 60 (Taxon) 58:287.
  7. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  11. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  12. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  13. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  14. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. & J. H. Wiersema 2007. (1785) Proposal to conserve the name Zinnia elegans against Z. violacea (Compositae) (Taxon) 56:958-959.
  15. Lee, Y. N. Flora of Korea. (F Korea)
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  17. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  18. McVaugh, R. Botanical results of the Sessé & Mociño expedition (1787-1803). Vii. A guide to relevant scientific names of plants. 2000 (Bot Sesse & Mocino) 192.
  19. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  20. Torres, A. M. 1963. Taxonomy of Zinnia (Brittonia) 15:15.
  21. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  22. Viswanathan, M. V. & H. Bhajan Singh 1996. Potential industrial uses of some less well-known Asteraceae of India (Comp Biol Util) 2:653.
  23. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  24. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Zinnia elegans Jacq. :

  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?42258. Accessed 20 November 2018.