Helichrysum luteoalbum (L.) Rchb.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Old World. It is used as animal food and a medicine and for food.

[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
Adventicia en Colombia; Andes?.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[UPFC]
Distribution
Biogeografic region: Andean. Naturalised in Colombia.
Habit
Herb.
Ecology
Habitat according IUCN Habitats Classification: artificial - terrestrial.

[FWTA]

Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

Morphology General Habit
A herb of variable habit, usually annual
Morphology Stem
Erect or straggling grey-green cottony stems up to 2 ft. high
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Florets pale dull yellow
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts
Involucral bracts silvery, in heads about 1/6 in. across, diffuse or tightly clustered
Ecology
In sandy waste places, especially by streams and on riverbanks, or as a weed of farms in hilly districts, or in periodically burnt grassland(where the plants are often larger and tend to a perennial habit).

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Annual or short-lived perennial herb, 30–60 cm high, simple or branched; stems decumbent first, then erect, covered in long white or silvery hairs
Morphology Leaves
Leaves with the lower surface paler, sessile, oblanceolate to narrowly obovate, 1–10´0.3–1.8 cm, base narrowing and sometimes slightly auriculate, margins entire, apex obtuse or acute, lanate on both surfaces
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Capitula straw-coloured to golden, many together in dense glomerules 1–2 cm across, glomerules solitary and terminal or several together; stalks of individual capitula up to 2 mm long; phyllaries pale golden-brown or straw-coloured, lanceolate, 3–4 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets white or yellow,±100, filiform, 1.6–2.2 mm long, lobes ± 0.1 mm long and reddish; inner florets 5–15(–30), cylindric, 1.3–2 mm long, lobes 0.1–0.3 mm long
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes 0.5–0.6 mm long; pappus of barbellate bristles 1.5–2.3 mm long, coherent at base by cilia, caducous with the corolla.
Distribution
N2; widespread as a (sub)tropical weed.
Ecology
Altitude range 1350 m.
Note
First record for Somalia.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual or short-lived perennial herb, 30–60 cm high, simple or branched; stems decumbent first, then erect, covered in long white or silvery hairs.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves discolorous with the abaxial surface paler, sessile, oblanceolate to narrowly obovate, the most distal leaves much smaller and linear, 1–10 cm long, 0.3–1.8 cm wide, base narrowing and sometimes slightly auriculate, margins entire, apex obtuse or acute, lanate on both surfaces.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Capitulum
Capitula straw-coloured to golden, 2.5–5 mm long, many together in dense glomerules 1–2 cm across, glomerules solitary and terminal or several together in terminal corymbs; stalks of individual capitula sessile or up to 2 mm long, lanate; receptacle shortly honeycombed; phyllaries in 3 series, chaffy, pale golden-brown or straw-coloured, lanceolate, 3–4 mm long, acute, the stereome divided around a green hairy centre and 1–2 mm long.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Outer florets white or yellow, ± 100, tube filiform, 1.6–2.2 mm long, lobes≤0.1 mm long and reddish; style 1.8–2.4 mm long with short obtuse reddish arms; inner florets 5–15(–30), tube cylindric, 1.3–2 mm long, lobes 0.1–0.3 mm long, glabrous and slightly glandular; anthers 0.5–0.8 mm long, briefly caudate, with a triangular distal appendage.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Achenes ellipsoid, 0.5–0.6 mm long, papillose; pappus of barbellate bristles 1.5–2.3 mm long, coherent at base by cilia, caducous with the corolla.
Figures
Fig. 84 (page 400).
Habitat
Montane grassland, banks of streams and lakes, a weed of arable land; 300–3850 m
Distribution
K1 K2 K3 K4 K5 K6 K7 T1 T2 T3 T4 T5 T6 T7 described from southern Europe, but widespread as a (sub)tropical weed.

[UPFC]
Use Animal Food
Used as animal food.
Use Food
Used for food.
Use Materials
Used as material.
Use Medicines
Medical uses.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Angola, Assam, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Benin, Botswana, Bulgaria, Burkina, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Central African Repu, Central European Rus, Chad, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Free State, Germany, Great Britain, Greece, Gulf of Guinea Is., Gulf States, Hainan, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Italy, Jawa, Kazakhstan, Kermadec Is., Kriti, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Lesotho, Libya, Madagascar, Madeira, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Morocco, Myanmar, Namibia, Netherlands, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., North Caucasus, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Queensland, Romania, Réunion, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Sicilia, Sinai, South Australia, South European Russi, Spain, Sudan, Swaziland, Sweden, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tasmania, Transcaucasus, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, Victoria, Vietnam, West Himalaya, Western Australia, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Antipodean Is., Arizona, Arkansas, Bolivia, California, Chatham Is., Colombia, Falkland Is., Florida, Galápagos, Jamaica, Louisiana, Mexico Southeast, Nevada, New Mexico, New York, Oregon, Peru, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Utah, Washington

English
Cud weed, Jersey cudweed

Helichrysum luteoalbum (L.) Rchb. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Jan 1, 2010 Kamarul Hisham [59140], Peninsular Malaysia K000705438
Baron, R. [3609], Madagascar Gnaphalium diffusum K000274307 isotype
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2950] Gnaphalium martabanicum K001118252
Ash [1680], Ethiopia Gnaphalium luteoalbum 34281.000
Kirk, T. [1093], New Zealand South Laphangium luteoalbum K000975815 isosyntype
Jan 1, 2004 Cheek, M. [10497], Cameroon Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000746098
Welwitsch [3458], Angola Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000274319
Chile Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000500473
Rwaburindore, P.K. [5002], Uganda Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000612941
s.coll. [s.n.] Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978238
Horsfield, T. [33], Jawa Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978239
Huter, R. [55], Italy Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978231
Greene, E.L. [5781], New Mexico Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978242
Strachey, R. [2], India Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978234
Forster [s.n.], New Zealand Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978241
Cheeseman, T.F. [32], New Zealand Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978240
Wallich, N. [2853], India Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978232
Cope, T.A. [RBG 254], United Kingdom Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000914441
Silva, F. [2949], Bangladesh Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978236
Silva, F. [2949], Bangladesh Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978237
Chile Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000500474
Griffith, W. [956] Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978235
s.coll. [s.n.] Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978230 syntype
s.coll. [2953], India Pseudognaphalium luteoalbum K000978233
Webb, W.S. [Cat. no. 2953], India Gnaphalium pallidum K001118257
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 2953], India Gnaphalium pallidum K001118256
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2953], India Gnaphalium pallidum K001118255

First published in Handb. Gewächsk., ed. 2, 2: 1460 (1829)

Accepted by

  • Adolphy, K. & al. (2021). Beiträge zur Flora Nordhein-Westfalens aus dem Jahr 2020 Jahrbuch des Bochumer Botanischen Vereins 12: 199-278.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Literature

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Adolphy, K. & al. (2021). Beiträge zur Flora Nordhein-Westfalens aus dem Jahr 2020 Jahrbuch des Bochumer Botanischen Vereins 12: 199-278.
  • Allan, H.A. (1961). Flora of New Zealand 1: 1-1085. Botany division, D.S.I.R., Christchurch.
  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • 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.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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