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Taxon: Helianthus debilis Nutt. subsp. cucumerifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) Heiser

Genus: Helianthus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Heliantheae.
Nomen number: 104288
Place of publication: Madroño 13:160. 1956
Name verified on: 08-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Mar-2010
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


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Common names:

  • cucumber-leaf sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English
  • gua ye kui   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • gurkenblättrige Sonnenblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Rogers et al., Sunflower species of the U.S. 7. 1982)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of sunflower   (fide Evol 5:42. 1951)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Western Australia [s.w.]
  • EUROPE
    Middle Europe: Czech Republic; Slovakia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA (Check conservation status in U.S. & Canada in NatureServe Explorer database)
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Connecticut, Massachusetts, Michigan, New Hampshire, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, West Virginia
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Maryland, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba

      Adventive:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Norway
    Middle Europe: Austria
    Southwestern Europe: France

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Giordani, T. et al. 2003. Analysis of a dehydrin encoding gene and its phylogenetic utility in Helianthus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:316–325.
  • Heiser, C. B., Jr. et al. 1969. The North American sunflowers (Helianthus). Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 22(3):50–51.
  • Heiser, C. B., Jr. 1951. Hybridization in the annual sunflowers: Helianthus annuus × H. debilis var. cucumerifolius. Evolution 5:42–51.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Kim, S.-C. & L. H. Rieseberg. 1999. Genetic architecture of species differences in annual sunflowers: Implications for adaptive trait introgression. Genetics 153:965–977.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Rieseberg, L. G. et al. 1990. Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus has chloroplast DNA and nuclear ribosomal RNA genes of Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 87:593–597.
  • Rogers, C. E. et al. 1982. Sunflower species of the United States. 7.
  • Schilling, E. E. et al. 1998. Phylogenetic relationships in Helianthus (Asteraceae) based on nuclear ribosomal DNA internal transcribed spacer region sequence data. Syst. Bot. 23:177–187.
  • Timme, R. E. et al. 2007. High-resolution phylogeny for Helianthus (Asteraceae) using the 18S-26S ribosomal DNA external transcribed spacer. Amer. J. Bot. 94:1837–1852.
  • Townsend, J., ed. South Carolina plant atlas (on-line resource).
  • Vukich, M. et al. 2009. Genetic variability in sunflower (Helianthus annuus l.) and in the Helianthus genus as assessed by retrotransposons-based molecular markers. Theor. Appl. Genet. 119:1027–1038.
  • Western Australian Herbarium. FloraBase²: the Western Australian flora (on-line resource).
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).

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Check other web resources for Helianthus debilis Nutt. subsp. cucumerifolius (Torr. & A. Gray) Heiser:

  • Euro+Med Plantbase: Information Resource for Euro-Mediterranean Plant Diversity
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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