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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.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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. 1963-. Flore du Cameroun. Note: lists as Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Schult.
  2. Berhaut, J. 1971-. Flore illustrée du Senegal. Note: lists as Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Schult.
  3. Burkill, H. M. 1985-2004. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. Note: lists as Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Schult.
  4. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  5. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah. 1980-. Flora of Egypt.
  6. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  8. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: lists as Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Schult.
  9. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  10. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953-1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  11. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia Note: introduced
  12. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  13. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  14. Norton, J. et al. 2009. Illustrated checklist of the flora of Qatar.
  15. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  16. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1963-. Flora iranica. Note: = Aerva persica (Burm. f.) Merr.
  17. Thulin, M., ed. 1993-. Flora of Somalia.
  18. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa. Note: lists as Aerva javanica (Burm. f.) Schult.
  19. Zohary, M. & N. Feinbrun-Dothan. 1966-. Flora palaestina.

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101480. Accessed 20 July 2019.