Taxon: Pluchea lanceolata (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern

 
Genus: Pluchea
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 401818
Place of publication: D. Oliver, Fl. trop. Afr. 3:329. 1877
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (a serious weed in India fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad
    • West Tropical Africa: Niger; Senegal
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Gujarat, - Haryana, - Maharashtra, - Punjab, - Rajasthan, - Uttar Pradesh, - West Bengal

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India

References:

  • Arechavaleta, M. et al., eds. Lista preliminar de especies silvestres de Cabo Verde: hongos, plantas y animales terrestres. 2005 (L Cabo Verde)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. 1953-1972 (F WT Afr)
  • King-Jones, S. 2001. Revision of Pluchea Cass. (Compositae, Plucheeae) in the Old World (Englera) 23:82.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

Check other web resources for Pluchea lanceolata (DC.) Oliv. & Hiern :

  • 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.