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Taxon: Tithonia rotundifolia (Mill.) S. F. Blake

Genus: Tithonia
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae).
Nomen number: 36735
Place of publication: Contr. Gray Herb. 52:41. 1917
Name verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
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.


Common names:

  • Mexican-sunflower   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • red-sunflower   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – English
  • roosionneblom   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • mexikanische Sonnenblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • mexikanische Tithonie   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German
  • margarida-mexicana   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • inkakrage   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, Durango, Zacatecas
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Veracruz, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Senegal
    South Tropical Africa: Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; South Africa; Swaziland
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Queensland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Louisiana
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles - Saba; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Northern South America: Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Southern South America: Argentina

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • 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).
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Blake, S. F. 1921. Revision of the genus Tithonia. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 20:426–427.
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981–. Flora of Chiapas.
  • Davis, P. H., ed. 1965–1988. Flora of Turkey and the east Aegean islands.
  • Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967–. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  • La Duke, J. C. 1982. Revision of Tithonia. Rhodora 84:480–485.
  • Lasser, T., ed. 1964–. Flora de Venezuela.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Rzedowski, J. & G. Rzedowski, eds. 1991–. Flora del Bajio y de regiones adyacentes.
  • Smith, A. C. 1979–1991. Flora vitiensis nova.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [mentions].
  • Villaseñor, J. L. 1989. Manual para la identificacion de las Compositae de la Peninsula de Yucatan y Tabasco. Rancho Santa Ana Botanic Garden Techn. Rep. no. 4.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
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Synonyms:


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Images:

  • Flower: USDA/ARS Sunflower Research Unit
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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].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?36735 (23 November 2014)

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