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Taxon: Araujia sericifera Brot.

Genus: Araujia
Family: Apocynaceae subfamily: Asclepiadoideae tribe: Asclepiadeae subtribe: Oxypetalinae. Also placed in: Asclepiadaceae
Nomen number: 3841
Place of publication: Trans. Linn. Soc. London 12:62, t. 4-5. 1818 "sericofera" ("1817")
Name verified on: 28-Mar-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
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:
CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Brazil: Brazil - Minas Gerais, Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Misiones, Santa Fe; Paraguay - Alto Parana, Guaira, Itapua; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands
    Southern Africa: Lesotho; South Africa - Eastern Cape, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, North West, Western Cape
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Austr. Capital Terr., New South Wales [e.], Queensland [s.e.], South Australia [s.e.]
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • EUROPE
    Southwestern Europe: France [s.]; Portugal; Spain
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Georgia
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California

      Cultivated:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina
  • also cultivated

References:

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Check other web resources for Araujia sericifera Brot.:

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • 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
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • 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.

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • 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?3841 (28 November 2014)

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