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Taxon: Helianthus debilis Nutt.

Genus: Helianthus
Family: Asteraceae (alt. Compositae) subfamily: Asteroideae tribe: Heliantheae.
Nomen number: 70328
Place of publication: Trans. Amer. Philos. Soc. ser. 2, 7:367. 1841
Name verified on: 08-Mar-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 08-Mar-2010
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.


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Common names:

  • beach sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English   [Helianthus debilis subsp. debilis]
  • beach sunflower   (Source: NRCS Cons Pl Mat ) – English
  • clothed sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English   [Helianthus debilis subsp. vestitus]
  • cucumber-leaf sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English   [Helianthus debilis subsp. cucumerifolius]
  • forest sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English   [Helianthus debilis subsp. silvestris]
  • slow-flowering sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English   [Helianthus debilis subsp. tardiflorus]
  • weak sunflower   (Source: C. E. Rogers et al.) – English
  • gua ye kui   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese   [Helianthus debilis subsp. cucumerifolius]
  • gurkenblättrige Sonnenblume   (Source: Zander Ency ) – German   [Helianthus debilis subsp. cucumerifolius]
  • miniatyrsolros   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

  • Gene sources: pest resistance for sunflower   (based on the development of lines for resistance to Orobanche, fide Helia 32:69. 2009)
  • Gene sources: secondary genetic relative of sunflower   (based on evidence of hybridization with H. annuus, fide Proc Nat Acad Sci 87:593. 1990)
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Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • 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).
  • Chandler, J. M. et al. 1986. Chromosomal differentiation among annual Helianthus species. Syst. Bot. 11:354–371.
  • Christov, M. et al. 2009. Wild species of Helianthus L. - Sources of resistance to the parasite Orobanche cumana Wallr. Helia 32:65–74.
  • Englert, J. M. et al. 1999–. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators.
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee. Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource).
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Georgieva-Todorova, J. 1984. Interspecific hybridization in the genus Helianthus L. Z. Pflanzenzücht. 93:265–279.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Giordani, T. et al. 2003. Analysis of a dehydrin encoding gene and its phylogenetic utility in Helianthus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 107:316–325.
  • Heiser, C. B., Jr. et al. 1969. The North American sunflowers (Helianthus). Mem. Torrey Bot. Club 22(3):45–48.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Kim, S.-C. & L. H. Rieseberg. 1999. Genetic architecture of species differences in annual sunflowers: Implications for adaptive trait introgression. Genetics 153:965–977. [accepts H. annuus subsp. texanus reporting crosses with H. debilis subsp. cucumerifolius].
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Radford, A. E. et al., eds. 1980–. Vascular flora of the southeastern United States.
  • Rieseberg, L. G. et al. 1990. Helianthus annuus ssp. texanus has chloroplast DNA and nuclear ribosomal RNA genes of Helianthus debilis ssp. cucumerifolius. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U.S.A. 87:593–597.
  • Rogers, C. E. et al. 1982. Sunflower species of the United States. 7–8.
  • Schilling, E. E. 1997. Phylogenetic analysis of Helianthus (Asteraceae) based on chloroplast DNA restriction site data. Theor. Appl. Genet. 94:925–933.
  • Seiler, G. J. et al. 1991. Renewable resources from wild sunflowers (Helianthus spp., Asteraceae). Econ. Bot. 45:4–15.
  • Sossey-Alaoui, K. et al. 1998. Evidence for several genomes in Helianthus. Theor. Appl. Genet. 97:422–430.
  • Tikhomirov, V. T. & P. V. Chiryaev. 2005. Sources of resistance to diseases in original material of sunflower. Helia 28:101–106.
  • Timme, R. E. et al. 2007. High-resolution phylogeny for Helianthus (Asteraceae) using the 18S-26S ribosomal DNA external transcribed spacer. Amer. J. Bot. 94:1837–1852.
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Helianthus debilis Nutt.:

  • 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
  • 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
  • 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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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?70328 (16 September 2014)

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