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Taxon: Zinnia elegans Jacq.

 
Genus: Zinnia
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 42258
Place of publication: Icon. pl. rar. 3:15, t. 589. 1792 ("1786-1793"); Collectanea 5:152. 1797 ("1796"), nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Z. violacea Cav., nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 29-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 56 (23 active, 10 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Zander ed13)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Durango, Nuevo León, Sinaloa, Sonora]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, México, Michoacán de Ocampo, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Puebla, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal


    Naturalized

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bosnia and Herzegovina, Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Ohio, Pennsylvania]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, North Carolina, South Carolina]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cuba, Hispaniola, St. Lucia, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Peru


    Other (exact native range in Mexico obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11. Taxon 60:1212. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  4. Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  5. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  6. Brummitt, R. K. 2009. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 60. Taxon 58:287. Note: conservation proposal recommended
  7. Demilly, D. et al. 2001. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7 Note: GEVES-SNES, Beaucouzé, France
  8. Erhardt, W. et al. 2000. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 16. Auflage
  9. Erhardt, W. et al. 2002. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage
  10. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  11. Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  12. Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  13. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  14. Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. & J. H. Wiersema. 2007. (1785) Proposal to conserve the name Zinnia elegans against Z. violacea (Compositae). Taxon 56:958-959.
  15. Lee, Y. N. 1997. Flora of Korea.
  16. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  17. McVaugh, R. 1983-. Flora Novo-Galiciana. Note: = Zinnia violacea Cav.
  18. McVaugh, R. 2000. Botanical results of the Sessé & Mociño expedition (1787-1803). Vii. A guide to relevant scientific names of plants 192. Note: = Zinnia violacea Cav.
  19. Personal Care Products Council. INCI
  20. Torres, A. M. 1963. Taxonomy of Zinnia. Brittonia 15:15.
  21. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/asteraceae/zinnia-violacea/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  22. Viswanathan, M. V. & H. Bhajan Singh. 1996. Potential industrial uses of some less well-known Asteraceae of India. Compositae: biology and utilization. 2:653.
  23. Walker, E. 1976. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands.
  24. Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943-1980. Flora of Panama.

Check other web resources for Zinnia elegans Jacq. :

  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • 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.
  • 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=42258. Accessed 22 July 2019.