Taxon: Gymnanthemum amygdalinum (Delile) Sch. Bip.

 
Genus: Gymnanthemum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Gymnantheminae
Nomen number: 419854
Place of publication: W. G. Walpers, Repert. bot. syst. 2:948. 1843
Link to protologue:
Comment: in addition to ascribing the new combination to him, Walper's acknowledged the contributions of Schultz-Bipontinus in his preface (p. vi), so he is the author of this name (Melbourne ICN Art. 46.2)
Typification:
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: boundary/barrier/support (for hedges fide Mansf. Ency)
  • Environmental: ornamental (for hedges fide Mansf. Ency)
  • Human food: vegetable (fide L Edible Pl, as Vernonia amygdalina; Pl Book, as Vernonia amygdalina)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Comp Newsl 42:53. 2005, as Vernonia amygdalina)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Sierra Leone
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, South Africa, [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga] Swaziland

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  2. Personal Care Products Council International Nomenclature Cosmetic Ingredient (INCI)
  3. Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:69.
  4. Robinson, H. 1999. Revisions in paleotropical Vernonieae (Asteraceae) Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 112:239.
  5. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

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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=419854. Accessed 25 April 2018.