Taxon: Acanthospermum hispidum DC.

 
Genus: Acanthospermum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 1077
Place of publication: Prodr. 5:522. 1836
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 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 (fide WorldWeeds 9. 1997)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Noxweed Aust)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range in Americas obscure

    Native:

  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Dominican Republic; Puerto Rico
    • Central America: Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Peru

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Eritrea; Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • Southern Africa: Botswana; Namibia; South Africa; Swaziland
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • 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

    • : Mexico
    • 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
  • 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.)

  • Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Belgium

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