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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. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 6 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Zander ed13; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines:
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones, Santa Fe] Paraguay, [Alto Parana, Guaira, Itapua] Uruguay


    Cultivated



    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina


    Naturalized

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

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Austr. Capital Terr., New South Wales (e.), Queensland (s.e.), South Australia (s.e.)]
    • 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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  2. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  3. Angely, J. A. Flora analitica do Parana. (L Parana)
  4. Angely, J. A. 1970. Flora analítica e fitográfica do Estado de São Paulo. (F Anal Sao Paulo)
  5. Barton, J. 2008. The noose tightens for moth plant What's New Biol. Control Weeds 45:6-7.
  6. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  7. Bruyns, P. V. 1996. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  8. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 13. Auflage. 1984 (Zander ed13)
  9. Farr, E. R. et al., eds. Index nomina genericorum. 1979; suppl. 1986 (ING)
  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). (L Brasil Online)
  12. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  13. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  14. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  15. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  16. 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)
  17. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  18. Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. (F ConoSur)
  19. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  20. Kartesz, J. T. North American plant atlas. The Biota of North America Program (BONAP). 2011 (NAmer Pl Atlas)
  21. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  22. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  23. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  24. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  25. Terrell, E. E. et al. Agric. Handb. no. 505. 1986 (AH 505)
  26. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  27. USDA/ARS INVADERS database system. The University of Montana (on-line resource). (Invaders Database)
  28. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  29. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 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. (L Argent)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=3841. Accessed 10 December 2018.