Taxon: Tithonia rotundifolia (Mill.) S. F. Blake

 
Genus: Tithonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 36735
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 52:41. 1917
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Bee plants: honey production ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Environmental: ornamental ()
  • Weed: ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila, Durango, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan]

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


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, Swaziland

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

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Louisiana]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba] Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, Trinidad and Tobago [Trinidad]
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


References:

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  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  4. Blake, S. F. 1921. Revision of the genus Tithonia Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20:426-427.
  5. Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. (F Chiapas)
  6. Davis, P. H., ed. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands. (F Turk)
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  9. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource). (L Brasil Online)
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  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
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  23. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
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Check other web resources for Tithonia rotundifolia (Mill.) S. F. Blake :

Images:

  • Flower: USDA/ARS Sunflower Research Unit

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=36735. Accessed 21 May 2018.