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Taxon: Arctotheca calendula (L.) Levyns

Genus: Arctotheca
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Arctotideae subtribe: Arctotidinae.
Nomen number: 316561
Place of publication: J. S. African Bot. 8:284. 1942
Name verified on: 24-Feb-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 24-Feb-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
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:
AL*, CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • African marigold   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • Cape-dandelion   (Source: Zander Ency ) – English
  • Capeweed   (Source: F NZeal ) – English
  • plain treasure-flower   (Source: BSBI ) – English
  • Kaplöwenzahn   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • venidium   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • kapöga   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa - Eastern Cape, KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Cape, Western Cape

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores
    Northern Africa: Morocco
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Greece; Italy - Sardinia, Sicily
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires; Chile

      Adventive:
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Belgium; Czech Republic
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Arctotheca calendula (L.) Levyns:


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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
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?316561 (25 November 2014)

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