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Taxon: Pseudelephantopus spicatus (B. Juss. ex Aubl.) C. F. Baker

Genus: Pseudelephantopus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Cichorioideae tribe: Vernonieae subtribe: Elephantopinae.
Nomen number: 403839
Place of publication: Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis 12:55. 1902
Name verified on: 18-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 18-Mar-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

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Economic importance:

  • Medicines: folklore   (fide Pl Res SEAs 12(1):253. 1999, as Elephantopus spicatus)
  • Weed   (fide Atlas WWeed)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Northern Mexico: Mexico - Sinaloa
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Chiapas, Colima, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Tabasco, Yucatan
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles - Saba; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British) - Tortola; Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Western South America: Colombia; Ecuador - Chimborazo, Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Los Rios; Peru

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Tanzania
    West Tropical Africa: Guinea; Liberia; Sierra Leone
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China - Guangdong
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India - Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal
    Indo-China: Thailand [n.]
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Northern Mariana Islands
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; New Caledonia; Niue; Samoa

References:

  • Fieldiana, Bot. 5:66–67.
  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Correa, J. E. & H. Y. Bernal. 1991. Especies vegetales promisorias de los paises del Convenio Andres Bello. 6:28–32.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • 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.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Jeffrey, C. 1988. The Vernonieae in East Tropical Africa. Notes on Compositae: V. Kew Bull. 43:274. [= Elephantopus spicatus B. Juss. ex Aubl.].
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. [= Elephantopus spicatus B. Juss. ex Aubl.].
  • McVaugh, R. 1983–. Flora Novo-Galiciana.
  • Padua, L. S. de et al., eds. 1999. Medicinal and poisonous plants 1. 12(1):253 In: Faridah Hanum, I. & L. J. G. van der Maesen, eds., Plant Resources of South-East Asia (PROSEA). 12(1):253. [= Elephantopus spicatus B. Juss. ex Aubl.].
  • Robinson, H. 1999. Generic and subtribal classification of American Vernonieae. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 89:81.
  • Sharma, B. D. et al., eds. 1993–. Flora of India.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa. [= Elephantopus spicatus B. Juss. ex Aubl.].
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource).
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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