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Taxon: Erechtites hieraciifolius (L.) Raf. ex DC.

 
Genus: Erechtites
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Senecioneae
Subtribe: Senecioninae
Nomen number: 15344
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:294. 1838 ("1837") "hieracifolia"
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • a masculine genus according to Melbourne ICN Art. 62.4
  • • spelling also corrected in accordance with Shenzhen ICN Art. 60.8 & Rec. 60G
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-2003 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 3 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: potential as vegetable (fide Pl Res SEAs 8:175. 1993, where so used in Java)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [New Brunswick, Nova Scotia, Ontario, Prince Edward Island, Quebec]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Indiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois, Iowa, Kansas, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Wisconsin]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee (http://tenn.bio.utk.edu/vascular/database/vascular-database.asp?CategoryID=Dicots&FamilyID=Asteraceae&GenusID=Erechtites&SpeciesID=hieraciifolius)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chiapas, Jalisco, Nayarit, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Jamaica
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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  2. Beetle, A. A. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31. 1970 (Names Beetle)
  3. Belcher, R. O. 1956. A revision of the genus Erechtites (Compositae), with inquiries into Senecio and Arrhenechtites Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 43:1-85.
  4. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  5. Britton, N. L. et al., eds. ser. 1; C. T. Rogerson, ed. ser. 2 North American flora ser. 1, 1905-1957; ser. 2, 1954-1972 (N Amer fl)
  6. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  7. Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage. 2000 (Zander ed16)
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  9. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  10. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2. 1991 (Glea Cron ed2)
  11. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  12. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  13. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  14. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  15. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  16. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  17. Nicolson, D. H. 2003. pers. comm. (pers. comm.) via e-mail on 10 Feb
  18. Siemonsma, J. S. & Kasem Piluek, eds. 1993. Vegetables (Pl Res SEAs) 8:174-176.
  19. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  20. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)

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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=15344. Accessed 15 November 2018.