Taxon: Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling

 
Genus: Pentanema
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 401880
Place of publication: Acta Phytotax. Sin. 10:179. 1965
Comment: although treated here as feminine, in accordance with botanical tradition (Melbourne ICN Art. 62.1), the genus is of neuter gender according to NCU
Name Verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2014
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire
  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guizhou, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India - Himachal Pradesh, - Jammu and Kashmir, - Madhya Pradesh, - Maharashtra, - Uttar Pradesh; Nepal; Pakistan; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Southern Africa: South Africa - North West

References:

  • Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  • Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Flora of China Checklist (on-line resource). (L China)
  • Parrotta, J. A. Healing plants of peninsular India. 2001 (Healing Pl India)
  • Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. Flora of India. 1993- (F India)
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. 1952- (F TE Afr)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

Synonyms:

Check other web resources for Pentanema indicum (L.) Y. Ling :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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