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Taxon: Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray

 
Genus: Tithonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 36733
Place of publication: Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 19:5. 1883
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 9 (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:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Sinaloa]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Michoacán de Ocampo, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama


    Cultivated (cult. throughout tropics & subtropics)

    Adventive

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Spain [Canary Islands]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Cote D'Ivoire, Guinea, Nigeria, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Thailand
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Queensland]

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: Cook Islands, French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, Vanuatu

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] United States, [Puerto Rico] Virgin Islands (British) [Tortola]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador [Galápagos]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile [Easter Island]


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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=36733. Accessed 15 September 2019.