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Taxon: Euryops multifidus (Thunb.) DC.

Genus: Euryops
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Senecioneae subtribe: Othonninae
Nomen number: 16459
Place of publication: Prodr. 6:444. 1838 ("1837")
Name verified on: 04-Nov-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 17-Apr-2009
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • sweet resinbush   (Source: Rep NCEPPC ) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Southern Africa: South Africa - Northern Cape, Western Cape

    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona


  • Bond, P. & P. Goldblatt. 1984. Plants of the Cape Flora, J. S. African Bot. suppl. vol. 13.
  • Campbell, F. T., ed. 1995. Report of National Coalition of Exotic Plant Pest Councils. (unpublished draft)
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Harvey, W. H. & O. W. Sonder, eds. v. 1-3; W. T. Thiselton Dyer & A. W. Hill, eds. v. 4-7. Flora capensis. v. 1-3:1860-1865; v. 4-7:1896-1933
  • Nordenstam, B. 1968. The genus Euryops. Part 1, taxonomy. Opera Bot. 20:181–184.
  • Pierson, E. A. & J. R. McAuliffe. 1995. Characteristics and consequences of invasion by sweet resin bush into the arid southwestern United States. In Biodiversity and management of the Madrean Archipelago: the Sky Islands of southwestern United States and northwest Mexico. Gen. Techn. Rep. R M, U.S. Forest Serv. 219–230.


Check other web resources for Euryops multifidus (Thunb.) DC.:

  • 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
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • 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.


  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Check 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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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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