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Taxon: Cosmos caudatus Kunth

 
Genus: Cosmos
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 11681
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 4:188[folio]. 1818; 4:240[quarto]. 1820
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 06-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:152. 1993)
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Michoacan, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela (n.)
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia


    Cultivated



    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Uganda
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Palau
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Ecuador, Peru


    Other (exact native range in Americas obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  3. Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  4. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  5. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  7. Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. (F Chiapas)
  8. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  11. 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)
  12. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  13. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  14. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  15. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  16. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  17. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  18. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  19. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
  20. Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis, ed. 2. (F PR ed2)
  21. Matthew, K. M. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic. (F TamilC)
  22. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  23. Melchert, T. E. 1990. Cosmos caudatus (Asteraceae; Coreopsideae) in Mexico: a cytotaxonomic reappraisal (Phytologia) 69:200-215.
  24. Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  25. Moscoso, R. M. Catalogus florae domingensis. (L Doming)
  26. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  27. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:152.
  28. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
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  32. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  33. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. Flora of Panama. (F Panama)

Check other web resources for Cosmos caudatus Kunth :

  • 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:
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • 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.

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=11681. Accessed 16 October 2018.