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.
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Melbourne ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Z. violacea Cav., nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 29-Jul-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-May-2013
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 56 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

Distributional Range:

    Other:

    . exact native range in Mexico obscure

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Durango, - Nuevo Leon, - Sinaloa, - Sonora
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Colima, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Mexico, - Michoacan, - Morelos, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Puebla, - Quintana Roo, - Tabasco, - Veracruz, - Yucatan

  • Naturalized:

  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Italy
    • Southwestern Europe: France
  • Northern America

    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia, - Kentucky, - Louisiana, - North Carolina, - South Carolina
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Cuba; Hispaniola; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Central America: Costa Rica; Panama
    • Northern South America: Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Peru

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Europe

    • Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary
    • Southeastern Europe: Romania
    • Southwestern Europe: Portugal

References:

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  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Barrie, F. R. 2011. Report of the General Committee: 11 (Taxon) 60:1212.
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Brummitt, R. K. 2009. Report of the Nomenclature Committee for Vascular Plants: 60 (Taxon) 58:287.
  • Demilly, D. et al. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 7. 2001 (L Noms French ed7)
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  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
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  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Kirkbride, J. H., Jr. & J. H. Wiersema 2007. (1785) Proposal to conserve the name Zinnia elegans against Z. violacea (Compositae) (Taxon) 56:958-959.
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