Taxon: Dimorphotheca ecklonis DC.

 
Genus: Dimorphotheca
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Calenduleae
Nomen number: 14146
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:71. 1838 ("1837")
Name Verified on: 03-Jun-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 03-Jun-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard, as Osteospermum ecklonis; Krussmann, as Osteospermum ecklonis)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  • Funk, V. A. et al., eds. Systematics, evolution, and biogeography of Compositae. 2009 (Syst Evol Biog Comp) 531.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Dimorphotheca ecklonis DC. :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.