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Taxon: Gymnanthemum coloratum (Willd.) H. Rob. & B. Kahn

 
Genus: Gymnanthemum
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Cichorioideae
Tribe: Vernonieae
Subtribe: Gymnantheminae
Nomen number: 419855
Place of publication: Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 99:501. 1986
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 02-Jun-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Jan-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 2 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (as Vernonia colorata); folklore (as Vernonia colorata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Eswatini, South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros, Madagascar


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Reunion


Reference:

  1. Robinson, H. 1999. Revisions in paleotropical Vernonieae (Asteraceae) Proc. Biol. Soc. Washington 112:220-247.

Check other web resources for Gymnanthemum coloratum (Willd.) H. Rob. & B. Kahn :

  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=419855. Accessed 25 May 2019.