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Taxon: Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze

Genus: Acanthospermum
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 316532
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 1:303. 1891
Name verified on: 23-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 23-Feb-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • Paraguay-bur   (Source: Econ Pl Aust ) – English
  • Paraguay-starbur   (Source: Herbs Commerce ed2 ) – English
  • sheepbur   (Source: F SE US ) – English
  • spiny-bur   (Source: BSBI ) – English

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Grenada; Martinique; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones, Santa Fe; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: South Africa; Swaziland
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Massachusetts, Pennsylvania
    Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Arkansas, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    Mexico
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii

      Other:
  • exact native range in Americas obscure

References:

  • Botanical Society of the British Isles. BSBI taxon database (on-line resource).
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • Dubs, B. 1998. Prodromus florae matogrossensis. Botany of Mato Grosso, series B, no. 3.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74., 1999
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Check other web resources for Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • 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
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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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