Parthenium hysterophorus L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 988 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Tropical & Subtropical America. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a poison and a medicine.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Alabama, Arkansas, Assam, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Cape Verde, China South-Central, China Southeast, Comoros, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, Haiti, Hawaii, Illinois, India, Japan, Kansas, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Laos, Louisiana, Madagascar, Malaya, Marquesas, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Nansei-shoto, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Jersey, New South Wales, New York, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Poland, Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Society Is., South Carolina, Swaziland, Taiwan, Texas, Thailand, Vanuatu, Vietnam, Virginia, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • 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.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2015). Flora of Oman 3: 1-386. National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Kotiya, A., Solanki, Y. & Reddy, G.V. (2020). Flora of Rajasthan: 1-769. Rajasthan state biodiversity board.
  • 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.
  • Mehboob-ur-Rahman (2012). Wild plants of Swat, Pakistan 1: 1-281. Department of botany, govt. Jehanzeb post graduate college.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.
  • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India. Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
  • 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.
  • Sarder, N.U. & Hassan, M.A. (eds.) (2018). Vascular flora of Chittagong and the Chittagong Hill Tracts 3: 1-978. Bangladesh National Herbarium, Dhaka.

Flora of the Cayman Islands

  • L., Sp. Pl. 2: 988 (1753)..

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

  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Chou, S., Chhnang, P. & Kim, Y. (2016). A Checklist for the Seed Plants of Cambodia: 1-272. National Institute of Biological Resources, Korea.
  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. (2015). Flora of Oman 3: 1-386. National Botanic Garden of Belgium, Meise.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
  • 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.
  • Plunkett, G.M., Ranker, T.A., Sam, C. & Balick, M.J. (2022). Towards a checklist of the vascular flora of Vanuatu. Candollea 77: 105-118.
  • Prakash, L. & Balasubramanian, P. (2018). Invasive alien flora of Sathyamangalam Tiger Reserve in Southern Eastern Ghats, India. Indian Forester 144: 857-862.
  • 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.

Flora of Somalia

  • Pickering, H. & Awale, A. I. (2018). Introduction to plants in Central Somaliland. Ponte Invisibile, Redsea Cultural Foundation.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • D.J.N. Hind in Fl. Masc. 109: 214, t. 74 (1993).
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 988 (1753).
  • Wild in Kirkia 6: 8 (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
  • 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.
  • 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/
  • 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.
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • 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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 2015 Julius, A. [FRI 56167] Malaya K001045439 Yes
Feb 1, 2008 Jaffre, T. [3391] New Caledonia K000512318 Yes
Jun 1, 1997 Henrique, V.; Lira, S.S.; Menezes, E.; Villarouco, F.M. [11] Brazil K000054359 Yes
Jun 1, 1997 Lucena, M.F.A.; Souza, G.M.; Silva, L.F. [33] Brazil K000054360 Yes
Bullock, F.N. [55] Trinidad and Tobago K003035720 No
Bourgeau, E. [391] Mexico K003035661 Yes
Parry, C.C.; Palmer, E.D. [437] Mexico K003035678 Yes
Caec; Seler, E. [1041] Mexico K003035647 Yes
Hassler, E. [10991] Paraguay K002902116 Yes
Gaumer, G.F. [558] Mexico K003035686 Yes
Orcutt, C.R.; Sanborn [3082] Mexico K003035650 Yes
Skorupa, L.A. [89] Brazil K001031187 Yes
Bernoulli, K.G.; Cario, R. [1421] Guatemala K003035655 Yes
Reverchon, J. [1315] United States K003035617 Yes
Purseglove, J.W. [P 6080] Trinidad and Tobago K003035748 No
Ripley, H.D.; Barneby, R.C. [7806] K003035616 Yes
Zardini, E.M.; Vera, M. [47187] Paraguay K002902121 Yes
Parry, C.C.; Palmer, E.D. [436] Mexico K003035677 Yes
Combs, R. [250] Cuba K003035726 No
Salle [s.n.] Mexico K003035664 Yes
Coulter; Tweedie [400] Mexico K003035659 Yes
Lloyd, F.E. [415] Dominica K003035734 No
Gouan; Berlandier [1575=315] Mexico K003035673 No
Pruski, J.; Vega, J.J.; Ortiz, S.; Jorge jiménez [4522] Guatemala K003035641 Yes
Gaumer, G.F. [s.n.] Mexico K003035684 Yes
Virgo, K.J. [200] Mexico K003035671 Yes
C. R. [Crcutt] [4113] Mexico K003035674 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Jamaica K003035743 No
Zardini, E.M.; Guerrero, L. [37907] Paraguay K002902122 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K003035729 No
Baker, R.E.D. [15278] Trinidad and Tobago K003035747 No
Zardini, E.M.; Guerrero, L. [42429] Paraguay K002902120 Yes
von Tuerckheim, H. [2541] Dominican Republic K003035723 No
Arsène, L. [s.n.] Mexico K003035680 Yes
[G. Lilly] [15] Trinidad and Tobago K003035746 No
Stoffers, A.L. [2309] K003035719 No
Tollervey, F.E. [1783] Bolivia K003035722 No
Palmer, E. [10] Mexico K003035676 Yes
Zardini, E.M.; Tilleria, T. [39454] Paraguay K002902119 Yes
Bourgeau, E. [1554] Mexico K003035660 Yes
Pruski, J.; Ortiz, R. [4048] Dominican Republic K003035727 No
Orcutt, C.R. [4385] Mexico K003035681 Yes
Gaumer, G.F. [s.n.] Mexico K003035669 Yes
Schinini, A.; Bordas, E. [16548] Paraguay K002902115 Yes
Valdez, P. [s.n.] Mexico K003035667 Yes
Valeur, E.J. [774] Dominican Republic K003035740 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K003035724 No
Broadway, W.E. [6297] Trinidad and Tobago K003035744 No
Guilding, L. [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago K003035745 No
Beckwith, F.; Beckwith, F. [625] United States K003035615 Yes
Salle [500] Mexico K003035662 Yes
Drummond, T. [165] Dominica K003035733 No
de Linden, J. [1145] Mexico K003035657 Yes
Fendler, A. [697] Venezuela K003035732 No
Arnoldo, F. [1179] Venezuela K002902125 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Mexico K003035683 Yes
La Sagra [s.n.] Cuba K003035663 Yes
Matthews, C. [25] Bahamas, The K003035741 No
Rosas, M. [54] Mexico K003035672 Yes
[L. Vikrey] [42] K003035731 No
van Proosdij, A.S.; van de Riet, B.P.; Zander, S.A.L. [551] Curacao K003035742 No
Mogensen, B. [1070] Mexico K003035644 Yes
H.; et al [12225] Mexico K003035645 Yes
Lindheimer, F. [s.n.] United States K003035619 Yes
Palmer, E. [9] Mexico K003035675 Yes
Zardini, E.M.; Tilleria, T. [37862] Paraguay K002902114 Yes
Gaumer, G.F.; Izamal [s.n.] Mexico K003035666 Yes
Wright, C. [222] United States K003035620 Yes
H.; et al [12031] Mexico K003035646 Yes
Zardini, E.M.; Báez, P. [52338] Paraguay K002902113 Yes
Pringle, C.G. [s.n.] Mexico K003035651 Yes
Eiten, G.; Eiten, L.T. [2560] Brazil K001031189 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K003035652 Yes
Sintenis, P. [21] Puerto Rico K001738825 No
Purseglove, J.W. [P6232] Trinidad and Tobago K003035749 No
[Geo F. Gammer] [62] K003035730 No
Curtiss, A.H. [509] K003035735 No
Valeur, E.J. [774] Dominican Republic K003035739 No
Fuertes, P. [60] Dominican Republic K003035738 No
[Baron Eggers] [80] K003035728 No
Berlandier [s.n.] Mexico K003035679 Yes
Viago, K.J. [175] Mexico K003035670 Yes
Ortega, J.F. [206] Mexico K003035685 Yes
Berschelo [s.n.] Venezuela K002902126 Yes
Miller, O.O.; Johnston, J.O. [233] Venezuela K002902124 Yes
Langlasse, E. [149] Mexico K003035682 Yes
Zardini, E.M.; Tilleria, T. [37832] Paraguay K002902118 Yes
Cervi, A.C. [7330] Brazil K001031186 Yes
Lindheimer, F. [426] United States K003035618 Yes
Raynal, A. [15574] Trinidad and Tobago K003035721 No
Hahn, M. [s.n.] Mexico K003035653 Yes
Jenman, G.S. [5868] Guyana K002902112 Yes
Gaumer, G.F. [[338]] Mexico K003035668 Yes
Seaton, H.E. [14] Mexico K003035665 Yes
Palmer, E. [12] Mexico K003035648 Yes
Eiten, G. [3463] Brazil K001031188 Yes
[Droted] [133] Jamaica K003035656 Yes
Palmer, E. [333] Mexico K003035649 Yes
Zardini, E.M.; Vera, M. [46102] Paraguay K002902117 Yes
Buschel [s.n.] Venezuela K002902123 Yes
Eggers [4270] Bahamas, The K003035736 No
Torrey; Eaton; Edword [37] Mexico K003035654 Yes
Wight, A.E. [23] Bahamas, The K003035737 No
Bourgeau, E. [2558] Mexico K003035658 Yes

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