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Taxon: Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr.

Genus: Gynura
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 104260
Place of publication: Enum. Philipp. fl. pl. 3:618. 1923
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jan-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 2 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


Common names:

Distributional Range:


    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria

    • CHINA: China [Guizhou, Yunnan, Guangdong, Hainan]

    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India [Arunachal Pradesh]
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore


  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  3. Davies, F. G. 1979. The genus Gynura (Compositae) in Malesia and Australia Kew Bull. 33:640.
  4. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  5. Guangdong Inst. Bot., ed. Flora Hainanica. (F Hainan)
  6. Hu, S.-Y. Compositae of China. (Comp China) 390-391.
  7. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  8. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  9. Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. (F India)
  10. Vanijajiva, O. 2008. Systematics and biogeography of Southeast Asian Senecioneae (Asteraceae): revision of Cissampelopsis and Gynura and hybridization in the introduced Crassocephalum (Ph.D.) (Johannes Gutenburg-Universität-Mainz) 41-44.

Check other web resources for Gynura procumbens (Lour.) Merr. :

  • 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.

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=104260. Accessed 18 March 2019.