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Taxon: Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni

 
Genus: Stevia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Eupatorieae
Subtribe: Piqueriinae
Nomen number: 35581
Place of publication: Anales Ci. Parag. ser. 1, 5:3. 1905
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 22-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 12 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Food additives: sweetener (source of stevioside, although prohibited in the U.S.A.)
  • Medicines: source of stevioside (fide Import Medicinal Pl; CRC MedHerbs ed2; Herbs Commerce ed2)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Mato Grosso do Sul, Minas Gerais]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay [Amambay, Concepción]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Andronova, E. A. et al. 1994. The developmental biology of Stevia rebaudiana in vivo and in vitro. Compositae: biology and utilization. 2:179-183.
  3. Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs
  4. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  5. Farnsworth, N. R. & D. D. Soejarto. 1988. Global importance of medicinal plants (unpublished draft manuscript rev. 23)
  6. Felippe, G. M. 1977. Stevia rebaudiana Bert. a review. Ci. & Cult. 29:1240-1248.
  7. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). URL: http://ecocrop.fao.org/ecocrop/srv/en/cropListDetails?code=&relation=beginsWith&name=Stevia+rebaudiana&quantity=1 target='_blank'
  8. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  9. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  10. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  11. King, R. M. & H. Robinson. 1987. The genera of the Eupatorieae (Asteraceae). Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22.
  12. Lemus-Mondaca, R. et al. 2012. Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, source of a high-potency natural sweetener: A comprehensive review on the biochemical, nutritional and functional aspects. Food Chem. 132:1121-1132.
  13. Leung, A. Y. & S. Foster. 1996. Encyclopedia of common natural ingredients used in food, drugs, and cosmetics, ed. 2
  14. Mansfeld, R. 1959. Die Kulturpflanze, Beiheft 2.
  15. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  16. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  17. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  18. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  19. Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants
  20. Soejarto, D. et al. 1983. Ethnobotanical notes on Stevia. Bot. Mus. Leafl. 29:1-25.
  21. Soejarto, D. et al. 1983. Potential sweetening agents of plant origin. II. Field search for sweet-tasting Stevia species. Econ. Bot. 37:71-79.
  22. Spichiger, R., ed. 1985-. Flora del Paraguay.
  23. Westphal, E. & P. C. M. Jansen, eds. 1989. A selection. Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA) A:253.

Check other web resources for Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni) Bertoni :

  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=35581. Accessed 22 November 2019.