Taxon: Euploca ovalifolia (Forssk.) Diane & Hilger

 
Genus: Euploca
Family: Heliotropiaceae
Nomen number: 464803
Place of publication: Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 125:48. 2012
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 31-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • heliotrópio  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):295. 1999, as Heliotropium ovalifolium)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed, as Heliotropium ovalifolium)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt (s.)
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Mali, Nigeria, Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Northern Cape, Western Cape] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India, Nepal, Pakistan
    • PAPUASIA: Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia [Lesser Sunda Islands]

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Northern Territory, Queensland, Western Australia]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: British Indian Ocean Terr [Diego Garcia]


References:

  1. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  2. Hilger, H. H. & N. Diane 2003. A systematic analysis of Heliotropiaceae (Boraginales) based on trnL and ITS1 sequence data Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 125:19-51.

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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=464803. Accessed 24 April 2018.