Taxon: Jacobaea maritima (L.) Pelser & Meijden

Genus: Jacobaea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 450258
Place of publication: H. Heukels, Geill. schoolfl. Nederl. ed. 23:677. 2005
Name Verified on: 01-May-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 01-May-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Eur, as Senecio cineraria; F Cyprus, as Senecio cineraria; F Turk; Watsonia 14:279. 1983, as Senecio cineraria)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2, as S. cineraria)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Cooper & Johnson ed2, as Senecio cineraria)

Distributional Range:


  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Tunisia
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Croatia; Greece; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    • Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • Australasia

    • New Zealand: New Zealand
  • Europe

    • East Europe: Ukraine - Krym
    • Middle Europe: Germany; Netherlands
    • Northern Europe: Ireland; United Kingdom
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria
    • Southwestern Europe: Spain - Baleares

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.


  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Cyprus
  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium
    • Northern Europe: Sweden


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  • Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. 1965-1988 (F Turk)
  • 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)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • Pelser, P. B. et al. 2006. New combinations in Jacobaea Mill. (Asteraceae - Senecioneae) Compositae Newslett. 44:1-11.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)


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