Taxon: Ageratum conyzoides L.

 
Genus: Ageratum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 103793
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:839. 1753, nom. cons. prop.
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • [a pending conservation proposal, if adopted, will preserve its current usage]
  • • proposed for conservation (nom. cons. prop.) with a conserved type (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.9)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 08-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2014
Species priority site is: Northeast Regional PI Station (NE9)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: potential as essential oils ()
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):92. 1999; biodiv Conserv 13:460. 2004)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals ()
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed; Weeds SAfr 2001)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Cultivated

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Europe
    • Europe

    Pacific
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Madeira Islands]
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Congo, Gabon
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • PAPUASIA: New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Indochina, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Tonga

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname


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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=103793. Accessed 19 April 2018.