Sigesbeckia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 900 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics to Russian Far East.


Native to:

Amur, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Assam, Bolivia, Borneo, Cambodia, Chile Central, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Guatemala, Hainan, Haiti, Honduras, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Japan, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Khabarovsk, Kirgizstan, Korea, Laos, Lesser Sunda Is., Madagascar, Malawi, Malaya, Maluku, Manchuria, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, North Caucasus, Northern Territory, Pakistan, Panamá, Peru, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Socotra, South Australia, Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uganda, Uzbekistan, Venezuela, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Belgium, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Comoros, Cook Is., Fiji, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Guyana, Hawaii, Italy, Kermadec Is., KwaZulu-Natal, Marquesas, Missouri, New Caledonia, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Paraguay, Pitcairn Is., Poland, Qinghai, Romania, Samoa, Seychelles, Society Is., South Dakota, Tasmania, Tonga, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Ukraine, Vanuatu, West Virginia, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia


Heterotypic Synonyms


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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 3: 371.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Schulz in Gleditschia 15: 205–210 (1987)
  • Sp. Pl.: 900 (1753)
  • in Haussknechtia 3: 57–64 (1987)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2000 Etuge, M. [3517] Cameroon K000338023 Yes
Aug 1, 1998 Buzgo, M. [688] Cameroon K000338027 Yes
May 1, 1997 Zapfack, L. [1196] Cameroon K000338024 Yes
May 1, 1997 Munyenyembe, P. [886] Cameroon K000338025 Yes
May 1, 1997 Cheek, M. [8538] Cameroon K000338026 Yes
Dec 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13432] Cameroon K000052281 Yes
Nov 1, 1974 Letouzey, R. [13235] Cameroon K000052280 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [1390] Cameroon K000052283 Yes
Hawkes, J.G.; Hjerting, J.P.; Rahn, K. [3955] Argentina K002903970 Yes
Maitland, T.D. [0 s.n.54] Cameroon K000052282 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K002903995 Yes
Onana, J.-M. [465] Cameroon K000338022 Yes


  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
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  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at and
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants.