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Taxon: Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Striga
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 102305
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:466. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Central African Republic, Congo, Rwanda, Zaire
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Cape Province, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Transvaal] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Saudi Arabia, Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hunan, Jiangxi, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Naturalized



    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (e.-c.)]


References:

  1. 2013. Class 1 declared plants: Striga spp. (witchweeds) Bull. Weed Spotters' Network Queensland August issue: 3.
  2. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  3. Babu, C. R. Herbaceous flora of Dehra Dun. (HF Dehra Dun)
  4. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  5. Boudet, G. et al. Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali. 1986 (L Mali)
  6. Brunel, J. F. et al., eds. Flore analytique du Togo. Phanerogames. 1984 (F Togo)
  7. Cufodontis, G. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta. (F EthiopCuf)
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  10. Frederiksen, R. A. 1996. Compendium of sorghum diseases (Diseas Comp) 54-56.
  11. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  12. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  13. Hepper, F. N. 1974. Parasitic witchweed: Striga asiatica versus S. lutea (Scrophulariaceae) (Rhodora) 76:45-47.
  14. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  15. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  16. Keng, H. The concise flora of Singapore. (F Singapore)
  17. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  18. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. (F Saudi ed3)
  19. Mohamed, K. I. et al. 2001. The genus Striga (Scrophulariaceae) in Africa Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 88:67-69.
  20. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  21. Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  22. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  23. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  24. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  25. USDA National Agricultural Library National Invasive Species Information Center (on-line resource). (Nat Invasive Sp Info)
  26. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Striga asiatica (L.) Kuntze :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=102305. Accessed 18 December 2018.