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Taxon: Acanthospermum hispidum DC.

 
Genus: Acanthospermum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 1077
Place of publication: Prodr. 5:522. 1836
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • bristly starbur  (Source: Noxweed Aust) - English
  • goat's-head  (Source: Noxweed Aust) - English
  • starbur  (Source: F Hawaii) - English
  • cabeça-de-boi  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • carrapicho-chifre-de-veado  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • carrapicho-de-carneiro  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • espinho-de-agulha  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • espinho-de-cigano  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • corona de la reina  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish
  • cuagrilla  (Source: Dict Rehm) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay, Uruguay


    Adventive

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Belgium


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Yunnan]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia]

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [New Jersey]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, Virginia]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Dominica, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, [St. Kitts] Virgin Islands (British), Virgin Islands (U.S.)


    Other (exact native range in Americas obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. (F St John)
  2. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  5. Cabrera, A. L., dir. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, República Argentina. (F Jujuy)
  6. Clewell, A. F. Guide to the vascular plants of the Florida panhandle. 1985 (F FlaPan)
  7. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  8. Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. (L Mato Grosso)
  9. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  10. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  11. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  12. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  13. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
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  15. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  16. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  17. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  18. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  19. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  20. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  21. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  22. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  23. Holm, L. et al. World weeds: natural histories and distribution. 1997 (WorldWeeds) 9.
  24. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
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  26. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
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  32. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson Noxious weeds of Australia. 1992 (Noxweed Aust)
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  37. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  38. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  39. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  40. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  41. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  42. Wagner, W. L. et al. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i. 1990 (F Hawaii)
  43. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  44. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  45. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Acanthospermum hispidum DC. :

  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=1077. Accessed 18 November 2018.