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Taxon: Mirabilis multiflora (Torr.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Mirabilis
Family: Nyctaginaceae
Tribe: Nyctagineae
Nomen number: 24471
Place of publication: J. Torrey in W. H. Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. bound. 2(1):173. 1859
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 20-Apr-1994 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 24-Feb-2009
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 6 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Colorado four-o'clock  (Source: CRC MedHerbs ed2) - English
  • Froebel's four-o'clock  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore; folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (w. & s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.), Nevada (s. & e.), Utah (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California (n.e.), Chihuahua, Coahuila, Nuevo Leon, San Luis Potosi]


References:

  1. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  2. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  5. Kearney, T. H. & R. H. Peebles Arizona flora, ed. 2. (F Ariz)
  6. Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins A flora of New Mexico. (F New Mex)
  7. Pilz, G. E. 1978. Systematics of Mirabilis subgenus Quamoclidion (Nyctaginaceae) Madroño 25:125.
  8. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. Great Basin Naturalist Mem. 9. (F Utah)

Check other web resources for Mirabilis multiflora (Torr.) A. Gray :

  • 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:
  • 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:

  • Seed: 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=24471. Accessed 17 November 2018.