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Taxon: Araujia sericifera Brot.

 
Genus: Araujia
Family: Apocynaceae
Subfamily: Asclepiadoideae
Tribe: Asclepiadeae
Subtribe: Oxypetalinae
Nomen number: 3841
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12:62, t. 4-5. 1818 "sericofera" ("1817")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 28-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Paraná, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, São Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre Ríos, Misiones, Santa Fe] Paraguay, [Alto Paraná, Guairá, Itapúa] Uruguay


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal [Azores, Madeira Islands]
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Lesotho, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Eastern Cape, Western Cape, Gauteng, North-West]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales (e.), Queensland (s.e.), South Australia (s.e.), Australian Capital Territory]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Portugal, Spain

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Georgia]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California]


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. Allan, H. H. B. et al. 1961-. Flora of New Zealand.
  3. Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  4. Angely, J. A. 1970. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo.
  5. Barton, J. 2008. The noose tightens for moth plant. What's New Biol. Control Weeds 45:6-7. Note: differs from Araujia hortorum E. Fourn., the plant naturalized in Australia & New Zealand
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 Note: mentions
  7. Bruyns, P. V. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  8. Encke, F. et al. 1984. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage
  9. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979, 1986. Index nomina genericorum Note: 1979; suppl. 1986
  10. Forster, P. I. & P. V. Bruyns. 1992. Clarification of synonymy for the common moth-vine Araujia sericifera (Asclepiadaceae). Taxon 41:746-749.
  11. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  12. George, A. S., ed. 1980-. Flora of Australia.
  13. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14
  14. Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6
  15. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  16. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  17. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  18. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  19. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  20. Kartesz, J. T. 2011. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP)
  21. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. 1934-1964. Flora SSSR.
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  23. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  24. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  25. Terrell, E. E. et al. 1986. Agricultural Handbook no. 505
  26. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1964-1980. Flora europaea.
  27. USDA/ARS. INVADERS database system. The University of Montana (on-line resource).
  28. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  29. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. 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.

Check other web resources for Araujia sericifera Brot. :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=3841. Accessed 15 September 2019.