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:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 10-Jun-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Nov-2004
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 21 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: soil improver ()
  • Human food: oil/fat ()
  • Human food: pseudocereal ()
  • Animal food: fodder (as birdseed)
  • Animal food: fodder (for livestock feed)
  • Materials: lipids (seeds source of Niger seed oil)
  • 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: Zaire
    • 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. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
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  5. 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.
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Check other web resources for Guizotia abyssinica (L. f.) Cass. :

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=18068. Accessed 20 April 2018.