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Taxon: Parthenium argentatum A. Gray

 
Genus: Parthenium
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 26802
Place of publication: J. Torrey in W. H. Emory, Rep. U.S. Mex. bound. 2(1):86. 1859
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/28881345
Name Verified on: 18-Jul-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Jul-2018
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 201 (121 active, 334 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Materials: latex/rubber (promising source of domestic rubber)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua (e.), Coahuila, Durango (n.e.), Nuevo Leon (s.), San Luis Potosi (n.w.), Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Hidalgo (w.)]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Webster's third new international dictionary. (Websters Dict)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  5. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  8. Foster, M. A. et al. 1991. Morphological characters as indicators of rubber content in Guayule (Parthenium argentatum: Compositae) (Sida) 14:331-338.
  9. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. (F NGalicia)
  12. Mears, J. A. 1975. The taxonomy of Parthenium section Partheniastrum DC. (Asteraceae-Ambrosiinae) (Phytologia) 31:463-482.
  13. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  14. Rollins, R. C. 1950. The guayule rubber plant and its relatives Contr. Gray Herb. 172:40.

Check other web resources for Parthenium argentatum 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.

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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=26802. Accessed 14 December 2018.