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Taxon: Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass.

 
Genus: Guizotia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Millerieae
Nomen number: 18068
Place of publication: F. Cuvier, Dict. sci. nat. 59:248. 1829
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/25319235
Name Verified on: 10-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 65 (21 active, 15 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: fodder (as birdseed) fodder (for livestock feed)
  • Environmental:
  • Human food: pseudocereal
  • Materials: lipids (seeds source of Niger seed oil)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zambia
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • MALESIA: Malaysia

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia


    Adventive

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Lebanon

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland

    Northern America
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Ontario]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Illinois]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Florida, Maryland, Tennessee, Virginia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [Gauteng, Mpumalanga]

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Ryukyu Islands]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Croatia, Italy (incl. Sardinia, Sicily), Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain


References:

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  2. Baagøe, J. 1974. The genus Guizotia (Compositae): a taxonomic revision. Bot. Tidsskr. 69:1-39.
  3. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  4. Dempewolf, H. et al. 2010. Establishing genomic tools and resources for Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass. - the development of a library of expressed sequence tags, microsatellite loci, and the sequencing of its chloroplast genome. Molec. Ecol. Resources 10:1048-1058. Note: this study examined ten plants from USDA accession PI 508077
  5. Dempewolf, H. et al. 2010. Patterns of domestication in the Ethiopian oil-seed crop noug (Guizotia abyssinica). Ecol. Applic. 8:464-475.
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Guizotia+abyssinica&quantity=1 target='_blank'
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  12. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards. 1989-. Flora of Ethiopia Note: Eritrea added in 2000
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  28. PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource).

Check other web resources for Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • 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:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=18068. Accessed 17 October 2019.