1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Zinnia L.
      1. Zinnia peruviana (L.) L.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. U.S.A. to Venezuela and N. Argentina. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders.

    [FTEA]

    Compositae, H. Beentje, C. Jeffrey & D.J.N. Hind. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 2005

    Habit
    Annual herb, 30–60 cm high.
    Leaves
    Leaves (sub-)sessile, ovate or oblong, to 4.5 x 2 cm, scabridulous.
    Capitulum
    Capitula terminal and solitary; ray florets red, pink or purple, to 15 x 11 mm; disc florets brownish.
    Fruits
    Pappus absent.
    [UPB]

    The Useful Plants of Boyacá project

    Ecology
    Alt. 100 - 2130 m.
    Habit
    Herb.
    Distribution
    Native and cultivated in Colombia.
    Conservation
    Not Evaluated.
    [CPLC]

    Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

    Distribution
    Nativa y cultivada en Colombia; Alt. 100 - 2130 m.; Andes.
    Habit
    Hierba
    Conservation
    No Evaluada
    [UPB]
    Unspecified Medicinal Disorders
    Medicinal (State of the World's Plants 2016).

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Arizona, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, Georgia, Guatemala, Gulf of Guinea Is., Honduras, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, North Carolina, Paraguay, Peru, South Carolina, Venezuela

    Introduced into:

    Bahamas, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Free State, Haiti, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Mauritius, Namibia, Nepal, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Swaziland, Trinidad-Tobago, Tubuai Is., Zimbabwe

    Common Names

    English
    Zinnia

    Zinnia peruviana (L.) L. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Mar 1, 2011 Rico, L. [1344], Bolivia K000295452
    Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [6469], Peru K000200548
    Harley, R.M. [55100], Brazil K001031307
    Rico, L. [1235], Bolivia K000295256
    Rico, L. [1268], Bolivia K000295085
    Engelmann, G. [s.n.], USA K001065952
    Saint-Hilaire, A. [355], Brazil K001031310
    Scheen [s.n.], New Mexico K001065953
    Audibert [s.n.] K001031309

    First published in Syst. Nat. ed. 10, 2: 1221 (1759)

    Accepted by

    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.

    Literature

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org
    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • D.J.N. Hind in Fl. Masc. 109: 179, t. 59 (1993).
    • Wild in Kirkia 6: 54 (1967).
    • L., Syst. Nat. ed. 10: 1221 (1759).

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    Flora of Tropical East Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Plants and People Africa
    Common Names from Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com/
    © Plants and People Africa http://www.plantsandpeopleafrica.com http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Useful Plants of Boyacá Project
    ColPlantA database
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0