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Taxon: Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Acanthospermum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 316532
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 1:303. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 23-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (common in several countries)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Grenada, Martinique, St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones, Santa Fe] Paraguay, Uruguay


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa, Swaziland

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales]

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Massachusetts, Pennsylvania]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • Mexico

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]


    Other (exact native range in Americas obscure)

References:

  1. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  2. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  3. Dubs, B. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3. (L Mato Grosso)
  4. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  5. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
  6. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. (L Aust)
  9. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  10. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  13. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  14. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia. 1993 (Econ Pl Aust)
  15. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  16. Radford, A. E. et al., eds. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States. (F SE US)
  17. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
  18. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

Check other web resources for Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze :

  • 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:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.

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=316532. Accessed 16 November 2018.