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Taxon: Celosia trigyna L.

 
Genus: Celosia
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 101553
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 2:212. 1771
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 28-Apr-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Oct-2001
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 9 (9 active, 7 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • woolflower  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Naturalized



    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde


References:

  1. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  2. Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  3. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  4. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cameroun. (F Cameroun)
  5. Berhaut, J. Flore illustrée du Senegal. (F Senegal)
  6. Burkill, H. M. 1985. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr) 1:56-57.
  7. Compton, R. H. The flora of Swaziland. (F Swazi)
  8. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  11. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  12. Merxmüller, H., ed. Prodromus einer flora von Sudwestafrika. (F Namib)
  13. Ross, J. The flora of Natal. (F Natal)
  14. Schijff, H. P. van der A check-list of the vascular plants of the Kruger national park. (L Kruger)
  15. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  16. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  17. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Celosia trigyna L. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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.

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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?id=101553. Accessed 17 December 2018.