Taxon: Sanvitalia procumbens Lam.

 
Genus: Sanvitalia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 33080
Place of publication: J. Hist. Nat. 2:178, t. 33. 1792
Name Verified on: 20-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 20-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 15 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Chihuahua, - Coahuila, - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Tamaulipas, - Zacatecas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Aguascalientes, - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Colima, - Federal District, - Guanajuato, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Queretaro, - Quintana Roo, - Tlaxcala, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Central America: Costa Rica; Guatemala

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium
  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • McVaugh, R. Flora Novo-Galiciana. 1983- (F NGalicia)
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes. 1991- (F Bajio)
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. 1946-1976 (F Guat)
  • Torres, A. M. 1964. Revision of Sanvitalia (Compositae - Heliantheae) (Brittonia) 16:417-433.
  • Widrlechner, M. P. et al. 1994. Collecting Cuphea, Sanvitalia and Zinnia in Mexico Pl. Genet. Resources Newslett. 98:10-12.
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image