Acanthospermum hispidum DC.

First published in Prodr. 5: 522 (1836)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical America. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as animal food and a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Leeward Is., Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Chad, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Gabon, Georgia, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Liberia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mali, Marquesas, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nepal, New Guinea, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Ontario, Oregon, Philippines, Primorye, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Socotra, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Thailand, Togo, Virginia, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Caminho, J., Mutemba, L., Matusse, E., Osborne, J., Wursten, B., Burrows, J., Cianciullo, S., Malatesta, L. & Attorre, F. (2022). An updated checklist of Mozambique’s vascular plants. PhytoKeys 189: 61-80.
  • Funk, V.A., P.E.Berry, S.Alexander, T.H.Hollowell & C.L.Kelloff (2007). Checklist of the Plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contributions from the United States National Herbarium 55: 1-584.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Kozhevnikov, A.E., Kozhevnikov, Z.V., Kwak, M. & Lee, B.Y. (2019). Illustrated flora of the Primorsky Territory, Russian Far East: 1-1124. National institute of biological resources.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India. Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
  • Probatova, N.S. & al. (2006). Flora Rossiĭskogo Dal'nego Vostoka. Dopolneniya i izmeneniya k izdaniyu Sosudistye rasteniya sovetskogo Dal'nego Vostoka t. 1-8 (1985-1996): 1-454. Russian academy of sciences Far Eastern branch.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur. Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • 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

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 68.
  • Prod. 5: 522 (1836)

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (2020). https://www.jstor.org/stable/26958715. epublication.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
  • Jongkind, C. (2014). Fauna & Flora of Liberia, flowering plant species list www.liberianfaunaflora.org.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Probatova, N.S. & al. (2006). Flora Rossiĭskogo Dal'nego Vostoka. Dopolneniya i izmeneniya k izdaniyu Sosudistye rasteniya sovetskogo Dal'nego Vostoka t. 1-8 (1985-1996): 1-454. Russian academy of sciences Far Eastern branch.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.
  • Werier, D. (2017). Catalogue of the Vascular plants of New York state. Memoirs of the Torrey Botanical Club 27: 1-542.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, (2000) Author: by H. Beentje. [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 214 (1994).
  • Blundell, Wild Fl. E. Afr.: pl. 19 (1987).
  • D.J.N. Hind in Fl. Masc. 109: 171, t. 56 (1993).
  • DC., Prodr. 5: 522 (1836).
  • Lisowski, Asterac. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 112. t. 28 (1991).
  • Wild in Kirkia 6: 5 (1967).

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R., & Celis, M. (eds.). (2020). Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia. v1.1. Universidad Nacional de Colombia. Dataset/Checklist. https://doi.org/10.15472/7avdhn
  • Burkill HM. (1995). The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols. 1-3. The useful plants of west tropical Africa, Vols 1-3.
  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
  • FPI (2021). Food Plants International. https://fms.cmsvr.com/fmi/webd/Food_Plants_World?homeurl=https://foodplantsinternational.com/plants/
  • GBIF.org (2021). GBIF species matching tool. https://www.gbif.org/tools/species-lookup
  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/
  • Plants for malaria, plants for fever: Medicinal species in Latin America, a bibliographic survey: Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Ulian, T., Sacandé, M., Hudson, A., & Mattana, E. (2017). Conservation of indigenous plants to support community livelihoods: the MGU–Useful Plants Project. Journal of Environmental Planning and Management 60:668-683.
  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Nov 1, 2012 Martii [645], Bahia K000053296 Yes
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [1345], Alagoas K000054351 Yes
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3842], Goiás K000895498 Yes
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2221], Piauí K000054358 Yes
Jan 1, 2009 Kayombo, C.J. [4972], Tanzania K000614947 No
Oct 14, 2008 Crawford, F. [197], Namibia K000450305 No
Jan 1, 2008 Klaasens [EK791], Namibia K000450179 No
Oct 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3790], Bahia K000053291 Yes
Oct 1, 1996 Silva, G.P. [2446], Bahia K000053293 Yes
Jul 1, 1996 Harley, R.M. [PCD3448], Bahia K000053290 Yes
Jul 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3398], Bahia K000053288 Yes
Jun 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3240], Bahia K000053292 Yes
Jun 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3091], Bahia K000053289 Yes
Dec 1, 1993 Barros, C.S.S. [154], Alagoas K000054352 Yes
Apr 1, 1993 Lemos, M.J.S. [18], Bahia K000053297 Yes
Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50004], Bahia K000053294 Yes
Mar 1, 1993 Carvalho, A.M. [3854], Bahia K000053298 Yes
King, R.M. [8687], Bahia K000053299 Yes
Glocker [s.n.], Bahia K000053300 Yes
Salzmann, P. [21], Bahia K000053302 isotype Yes
Bolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000054355 Yes
Ridley [105], Pernambuco K000054356 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Pernambuco K000054357 Yes
Hepper, F.N. [3727], Mali K000391759 No
Mexia, Y. [4776], Brazil K001031760 Yes
Souza, V.C. [32870], Brazil K001031759 Yes
Bolland, G. [s.n.], Ceará K000054354 Yes
Hagerup, O. [543], Mali K000391760 No
Pickersgill, B. [RU 72230], Ceará K000054353 Yes
Eiten, G. [10281], Brazil K001031758 Yes
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001031763 Yes
Santos, F.A.M. [1], Brazil K001031762 Yes
Eiten, G. [4325], Brazil K001031757 Yes
Gardner, G. [2221], Piauí K000053295 Yes
Glaziou, A. [13983], Brazil K001031761 Yes
Harley, R.M. [17247], Bahia K000053301 Yes
Salzmann, P. [21], Bahia K000053303 isotype Yes
Way, M.J. [SWM2446], Brazil K001031756 Yes

Sources

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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
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    • Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/
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    • Copyright applied to individual images
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