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Taxon: Smallanthus sonchifolius (Poepp.) H. Rob.

 
Genus: Smallanthus
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 402296
Place of publication: Phytologia 39:51. 1978
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jun-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Aug-2015
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 5 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Phytother Res 24:793. 2010)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Cultivated

    Southern America
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru


    Other (exact native range obscure)

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. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  3. Desmarchelier, C. 2010. Neotropics and natural ingredients for pharmaceuticals: why isn?t South American biodiversity on the crest of the wave? Phytotherapy Res. 24:793.
  4. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  5. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  6. Hermann, M. 1997. Yacon. Smallanthus sonchifolius (Poepp. & Endl.) H. Robinson. In: Hermann, M. & J. Heller (eds.), Andean roots and tubers: Ahipa, arracacha, maca and yacon 199-242.
  7. Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75. 1999 (L Ecuador)
  8. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  9. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  11. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  12. Soukup, J. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. (Names Soukup)
  13. Zandstra, I. 1994. Japanese, Swiss, Germans collaborate with CIP to save endangered biodiversity of Andean roots and tubers (Diversity) 10:31-33.
  14. Zardini, E. 1991. Ethnobotanical notes on "yacon," Polymnia sonchifolia (Asteraceae) Econ. Bot. 45:72-85.

Check other web resources for Smallanthus sonchifolius (Poepp.) H. Rob. :

  • 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:

  • Fruits: 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=402296. Accessed 18 November 2018.