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Taxon: Mirabilis jalapa L.

Genus: Mirabilis
Family: Nyctaginaceae tribe: Nyctagineae.
Nomen number: 24469
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:177. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Jan-2006
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1 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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Distributional range:

      Naturalized:
  • widely naturalized

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

      Other:
  • possible origin Mexico

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman & M. Hjertson. 2009. Våra kulturväxters namn - ursprung och användning. Formas, Stockholm (Handbook on Swedish cultivated and utility plants, their names and origin).
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Demilly, D. et al. 1996. Liste alphabétique des principales espèces de plantes cultivées et de mauvaises herbes. Noms latins et noms français, ed. 6.
  • Duke, J. A. et al. 2002. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs.
  • El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah. 1980–. Flora of Egypt.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Le Duc, A. 1995. A revision of Mirabilis section Mirabilis (Nyctaginaceae). Sida 16:638.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Migahid, A. M. 1988–1990. Flora of Saudi Arabia, ed. 3.
  • Pignatti, S. 1982. Flora d'Italia.
  • Reitz, R., ed. 1965–. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1979–. Flora fanerogámica del Valle de México.
  • Smith, R. J. Botanical beads of the world (on-line resource).
  • Soukup, J. 1970. Vocabulario de los nombres vulgares de la flora peruana.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Images:

  • Fruits: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?24469 (31 October 2014)

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