Taxon: Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S. Moore

 
Genus: Crassocephalum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 447235
Place of publication: J. Bot. 50:211. 1912
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • ebolo  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • fireweed  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • red-flower ragleaf  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • thickhead  (Source: PROTA4U) - English
  • ebolo  (Source: PROTA4U) - French
  • ebolo  (Source: PROTA4U) - Nigeria (Yoruba)
  • eyukula  (Source: PROTA4U) - Portuguese
  • ye tong hao  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide PROTA4U; Use Pl WT Afr)
  • Weed: (fide F Ceylon; Use Pl WT Afr)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Sao Tome and Principe, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, [Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Nigeria


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iran, Turkey (n.e.)
    • CHINA: China (s.)
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: American Samoa, Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Tonga, Wallis and Futuna Islands

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Hispaniola, Puerto Rico


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  3. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  4. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  5. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  6. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  7. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk) 10:162.
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. Fosberg, F. R. & M.-H. Sachet Flora of Micronesia, Smithsonian Contr. Bot. (F Micrones)
  10. Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. (L Micrones)
  11. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  12. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  13. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  14. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  15. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  16. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  17. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  18. Jeffrey, C. 1986. The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: IV Kew Bull. 41:908.
  19. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  20. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  21. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. (F PR ed2)
  22. Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  23. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  24. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  25. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  26. Vanijajiva, O. & J. W. Kadereit 2009. Morphological and molecular evidence for interspecific hybridisation in the introduced African genus Crassocephalum (Asteraceae: Senecioneae) in Asia Syst. Biodivers. 7:269-276.
  27. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  28. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  29. 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?447235. Accessed 23 May 2018.