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
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 09-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 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 ()

Distributional Range:

    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
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Equatorial Guinea, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia, South Carolina]
    • Mexico

    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
    • 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
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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Images:

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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=15124. Accessed 19 June 2018.