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Taxon: Polymnia sonchifolia Poepp.

Synonym of Smallanthus sonchifolius (Poepp.) H. Rob.

Genus: Polymnia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Polymnieae
Nomen number: 29292
Place of publication: Nov. gen. sp. pl. 3:47, t. 254. 1843
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Aug-2015
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


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  2. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  3. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  4. Wells, J. R. 1965. A taxonomic study of Polymnia (Compositae) (Brittonia) 17:154-155.
  5. Zandstra, I. 1994. Japanese, Swiss, Germans collaborate with CIP to save endangered biodiversity of Andean roots and tubers (Diversity) 10:31-33.
  6. Zardini, E. 1991. Ethnobotanical notes on "yacon," Polymnia sonchifolia (Asteraceae) Econ. Bot. 45:72-85.

Check other web resources for Polymnia sonchifolia Poepp. :

  • 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.

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=29292. Accessed 24 April 2019.