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Taxon: Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.

 
Genus: Mikania
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 104438
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 3(3):1743. 1803
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 16-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (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:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (mostly of unknown importance)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Missouri, Illinois, Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Bahamas


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  3. Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979, 1986. Index nomina genericorum Note: 1979; suppl. 1986
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  10. Holmes, W. C. 1990. The genus Mikania (Compositae-Eupatorieae) in Mexico. Sida, Bot. Misc. 5:34.
  11. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  12. Kayode, J. 2005. Ethnobotanical survey and conservation of medicinal Compositae species in Benin Kingdom, Nigeria. Compositae Newslett. 42:53.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980-. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  15. Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  16. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  17. 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).
  18. Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  19. Turner, B. L. 1997. The comps of Mexico: a systematic account of the family Asteraceae. Volume 1: Eupatoreae. Phytologia Mem. 11:160.
  20. Wofford, B. E. Database of Tennessee vascular plants (on-line resource). URL: https://herbarium.utk.edu/vascular/vascular-database.php?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Asteraceae&GenusID=Mikania&SpeciesID=scandens target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Mikania scandens (L.) Willd. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=104438. Accessed 21 October 2019.