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Taxon: Ayapana triplinervis (Vahl) R. M. King & H. Rob.

Genus: Ayapana
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Eupatorieae
Subtribe: Ayapaninae
Nomen number: 404707
Place of publication: Phytologia 20:212. 1970
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 18-Oct-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

  • triplinerved eupatorium  (Source: Zander Ency) - English
  • dreinerviger Wasserdost  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • ayapana  (Source: Pl Book) - Portuguese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental (fide Zander ed13)
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:


    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Pará, Amapá]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador [Pastaza]

    Cultivated (also cult.)


    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mauritius, Reunion


  1. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976-. Flores des Mascareignes.
  2. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen Note: = Eupatorium
  3. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  4. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  5. King, R. M. & H. Robinson. 1987. The genera of the Eupatorieae (Asteraceae). Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 22. 22:197.
  6. Kunkel, G. 1984. Plants for human consumption
  7. Mabberley, D. J. 1997. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2
  8. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  9. Robinson, H. 2008. Compositae-Eupatorieae. Flora of Ecuador. 83:90.
  10. Soukup, J. 1971. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana. Colegio Salesiano, Lima, Peru. 131. Note: = Eupatorium triplinerve

Check other web resources for Ayapana triplinervis (Vahl) R. M. King & 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.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=404707. Accessed 4 July 2020.