Taxon: Mirabilis jalapa L.

 
Genus: Mirabilis
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Tribe: Nyctagineae
Nomen number: 24469
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:177. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Sida 16:643. 1995; F ChinaEng; F NAmer)
  • Materials: beads (fide Bot Beads World; as http://www.botanicalbeads.com/BBB_page_26.html,)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2; F ChinaEng)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Sida 16:641. 1995)

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

    Other (possible origin Mexico)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6. (L Noms French ed6)
  4. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  5. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah Flora of Egypt. (F Egypt Cairo)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  8. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  9. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  10. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  11. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  12. Le Duc, A. 1995. A revision of Mirabilis section Mirabilis (Nyctaginaceae) (Sida) 16:638.
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  15. Migahid, A. M. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3. (F Saudi ed3)
  16. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  17. Pignatti, S. Flora d'Italia. (F Ital)
  18. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  19. Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México. (F Valle Mex)
  20. Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource). (Bot Beads World)
  21. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  22. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  23. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Mirabilis jalapa L. :

Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: 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=24469. Accessed 20 April 2018.