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Taxon: Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult.

 
Genus: Aerva
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 101480
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 5:565. 1819 (A. L. Jussieu, Ann. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. 2:131. 1803, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-1988 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Jun-2009
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: fiber (used for stuffing pillows, mattresses, etc.); fiber
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Use Pl WT Afr; F Palest; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Saudi Arabia
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Egypt, [Sinai] Iran, Israel, Jordan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar


    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  2. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  3. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  5. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah Flora of Egypt. (F Egypt Cairo)
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  14. Norton, J. et al. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar. (Ill L Qatar)
  15. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  16. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  17. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  18. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  19. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan Flora palaestina. (F Palest)

Check other web resources for Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Juss. ex Schult. :

  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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?id=101480. Accessed 21 November 2018.