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Taxon: Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.

Genus: Mikania
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 104438
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 3(3):1743. 1803
Name verified on: 16-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 16-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • climbing hempvine   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • climbing hempweed   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • louse-plaster   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • guaco-do-jardim   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • guaco-do-quintal   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • guaco   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental   (fide Dict Gard; Hortus 3)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Comp Newsl 42:53. 2005)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (mostly of unknown importance fide Atlas WWeed)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas.
  • Encke, F. et al. 1993. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Farr, E. R. et al., eds. 1979. Index nomina genericorum.; suppl. 1986
  • Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist. 1963. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Holmes, W. C. 1990. The genus Mikania (Compositae-Eupatorieae) in Mexico. Sida, Bot. Misc. 5:34.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kayode, J. 2005. Ethnobotanical survey and conservation of medicinal Compositae species in Benin Kingdom, Nigeria. 42:53 In: Källersjö, M., ed., Compositae newsletter. Columbus, OH [etc.]. 42:53.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Radford, A. E. et al. 1964. Manual of the vascular flora of the Carolinas.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. 1999. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act.
  • Steyermark, J. A. 1977. Flora of Missouri.
  • Turner, B. L. 1997. The comps of Mexico: a systematic account of the family Asteraceae. Volume 1: Eupatoreae. Phytologia Mem. 11:160.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Mikania scandens (L.) Willd.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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