Taxon: Emilia sonchifolia (L.) DC.

 
Genus: Emilia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
  Subfamily: Asteroideae
      Tribe: Senecioneae
        Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 15124
Place of publication: R, Wight, Contr. bot. India 24. 1834
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide Use Pl WT Afr; L Edible Pl; Pl Res SEAs 8:172. 1993)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range obscure

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Henan, - Hebei, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Jiangsu, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Shaanxi, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola
    • West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Equatorial Guinea; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Papuasia: Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia, - South Carolina
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
    • South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia
    • Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; Nauru; New Caledonia; Niue; Tonga; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Belize; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

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