Chromolaena odorata (L.) R.M.King & H.Rob.

First published in Phytologia 20: 204 (1970)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is a perennial and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food, a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Cabinda, Cambodia, Cameroon, Caroline Is., Central African Republic, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Congo, East Himalaya, Gabon, Guinea, Hainan, India, Ivory Coast, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Line Is., Malaya, Marianas, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Philippines, Queensland, South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

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Flora of the Cayman Islands

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Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

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Kew Backbone Distributions

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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2019 Hartweg, K.T. [s.n.] Colombia K000374512 Yes
Aug 1, 2015 Simaga, J.M. [09729B] Papua New Guinea K001045466 No
Jun 1, 2015 Hassler, E. [11859] Paraguay K001089826 Type Yes
Apr 1, 2013 Prance, G.T.; Steward, J.R.; Ramos, J.F.; Farias, L.G. [9892] Brazil K000940191 Yes
Jan 1, 2012 Vahl [12796] Brazil K003706359 Yes
Jan 1, 2012 Vahl [14010] Brazil K003706356 Yes
Mar 1, 2009 Jansen-Jacobs, M.J., et al [6642] Suriname K000373269 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Phoon, S.N.; et al. [FRI 53202] Malaysia K000575519 No
Jan 1, 2009 Chan, Y.M. [FRI 49280] Malaysia K000575518 No
Jan 1, 2009 Zappi, D.C.; Milliken, W.; Leite, R., A. [1427] Brazil K000579641 No
Feb 1, 2008 Ambriansyah, A., et al. [3074] Indonesia K000512328 No
Jul 1, 2001 Cheek, M. [8977] Cameroon K000108769 No
Jul 1, 2001 Lane, P. [276] Cameroon K000108768 No
Jul 1, 2001 Gosline, G. [169] Cameroon K000108641 No
Jul 1, 2001 Etuge, M. [1557] Cameroon K000108642 No
Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [230] Brazil K001058963 Yes
Feb 1, 1992 Hind, D.J.N.; Sant'Ana, S.C.; Gasson, P. [35] Brazil K000069575 No
Feb 1, 1992 Hind, D.J.N.; Sant'Ana, S.C.; Gasson, P. [35] Brazil K000069574 Yes
May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M.; Stannard, B.L.; Hind, D.J.N.; Kameyama, C.; Prado, J.; Rudall, P.J.; Simão-Bianchini, R.; Taylor, N.P.; Zappi, D.C. [25177] Brazil K000940190 Yes
Mar 28, 1989 Hoehne, W. [1633] Brazil K000940189 Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Cid Ferreira, C.A.; Lima, J.; Coêlho, J. [4870] Brazil K000940194 Yes
Jan 1, 1979 Araujo, D.; Vianna, M.C.; Carauta, J.P.P.; Oliveira, R.F., de [1187] Brazil K000940188 Yes
André, E.F. [K1166] Colombia K000486899 Unknown Type Material Yes
Glocker [57] Brazil K000069585 No
Hunt, D.R.; Ramos, J.F. [6029] Brazil K000940193 Yes
Balslev, H.; Sutjaritjai, N.; Chamchumroon, V.; Eiserhardt, W.; Eiserhardt, S.; Sumanon, P.; Panyadee, P.; Kladwong, P.; Pakinamhang, B. [10077] Thailand K001639907 No
Smith, H.H. [506] Colombia K001483751 Yes
Pipoly, J.; Ramírez, J.; Arias, J.; Alvarez, O.; Muñoz, G. [18482] Colombia K001553392 Yes
Etuge, M.; Fobia; Ndene; Okon [4463r] Cameroon K001519243 Yes
Balslev, H.; Sutjaritjai, N.; Chamchumroon, V.; Eiserhardt, W.; Eiserhardt, S.; Sumanon, P.; Panyadee, P.; Kladwong, P.; Pakinamhang, B. [9901] Thailand K001604764 Yes
Tekwe, C. [403] Cameroon K001518220 Yes
Luschnath [s.n.] Brazil K000069580 No
Traill, J.W.H. [461] Brazil K000940198 Yes
Wright, C. [294] Cuba K000486839 Unknown Type Material Yes
Hatschbach, G.; Hatschbach, M.; Barbosa, E. [56994] Brazil K000069576 Yes
Dusén, P. [14683] Brazil K000940187 Yes
Triana, J. [1214] Colombia K001483755 Yes
March [1192] Jamaica K000486838 Unknown Type Material Yes
Allen, C.K.; Prance, G.T.; Pena, B.S.; Ramos, J.F. [2705] Brazil K000940197 Yes
Salzmann, P. [14] Brazil K000069583 No
Sita, P. [1.183] Congo, Republic of the K001553622 Yes
Archer, W.A. [7804] Brazil K000940192 Yes
Wright [294] Cuba K000374018 Syntype Yes
Lorentz, P.G. [202] Argentina K000486877 Unknown Type Material Yes
Harley, R.M.; Bromley, G.L.; deCarvalho, A.M.; Hage, J.L.; Brito, H.S. [22009] Brazil K000069577 Yes
Riedel [570] Brazil K000940186 Yes
Ule, E. [9902] Brazil K000940195 Yes
Tweedie [s.n.] Argentina K000486876 Unknown Type Material Yes
Mori, S.A.; Boom, B.M.; Funch, R. [14427] Brazil K000069581 Yes
Mori, S.A.; Boom, B.M. [13943] Brazil K000069578 Yes
Luschnath [s.n.] Brazil K000069582 No
King, R.M.; Mori, S.A.; dosSantos, T.S.; Hage, J.L. [8053] Brazil K000069579 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.] Brazil K000069584 Yes
Burgt, X.M. van der [2173] Guinea K001286585 No
Pires, J.M.; Cavalcante, P.B. [s.n.] Brazil K000940196 Yes
Salzmann, P. [14] Brazil K000069586 No
Bolivia, Colombia K001483747 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483748 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483749 Yes
Bolivia, Colombia K001483750 Yes
Colombia K001483752 Yes
Colombia K001483753 Yes
Colombia K001483754 Yes
Triana, J. [1214] K001483755 Yes
Colombia K001483756 Yes
Colombia K001483757 Yes
Colombia K001483758 Yes
Colombia K001483759 Yes
Colombia K001483760 Yes
Colombia K001483761 Yes
Colombia K001483762 Yes
Colombia K001483763 Yes
Colombia K001483764 Yes
Ecuador K001483765 Yes
Ecuador K001483766 Yes
Ecuador K001483767 Yes
Ecuador K001483768 Yes
Ecuador K001483769 Yes
Ecuador K001483770 Yes
Ecuador K001483771 Yes
Ecuador K001483772 Yes
Ecuador K001483773 Yes
Panama K001483774 Yes
Panama K001483775 Yes
Panama K001483776 Yes
Panama K001483777 Yes
Panama K001483778 Yes
Panama K001483779 Yes
Panama K001483780 Yes
Panama K001483781 Yes
Panama K001483782 Yes
Panama K001483783 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483784 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483785 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483786 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483787 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483788 Yes
Panama & Cocos Is. K001483789 Yes
Peru K001483790 Yes
Peru K001483791 Yes
Peru K001483792 Yes
Peru K001483793 Yes
Peru K001483794 Yes
Peru K001483795 Yes
Peru K001483796 Yes
Venezuela K001483797 Yes
Venezuela K001483798 Yes
Venezuela K001483799 Yes
Venezuela K001483800 Yes
Venezuela K001483801 Yes
Venezuela K001483802 Yes
Venezuela K001483803 Yes
Venezuela K001483804 Yes
Venezuela K001483805 Yes
Venezuela K001483806 Yes
Venezuela K001483807 Yes
Venezuela K001483808 Yes
Venezuela K001483809 Yes
Venezuela K001483810 Yes
Venezuela K001483811 Yes
Lehmann, F.C. [7953] Colombia Chromolaena barranquillensis K000486768 Unknown Type Material Yes

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