Xanthium strumarium L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 987 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is S. Central & S. Europe to China and Indo-China, Taiwan, NW. Africa. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Bulgaria, Cambodia, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Corse, Czechoslovakia, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, France, Greece, Hainan, Hungary, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Italy, Kriti, Krym, Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Manchuria, Mongolia, Morocco, Myanmar, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Portugal, Qinghai, Romania, Sardegna, Sicilia, Sinai, South European Russi, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Thailand, Tibet, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Xinjiang, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, Central European Rus, Cyprus, Egypt, Germany, Great Britain, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Lesser Sunda Is., Madeira, Marquesas, Netherlands, New Guinea, North European Russi, Poland, Primorye, Tunisia

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Aver'ianov, L.V. & al. (2006). Illyustrirovannyi opredelitel' rastenii Leningradskoi oblasti: 1-799. Nauka, Moskva.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • GCC in GCC (2011). Global Compositae Checklist. Global Compositae Checklist http://compositae.landcareresearch.co.nz/.
  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A., Edmondson, J.R. & Hind, D.J.N. (eds.) (2019). Flora of Iraq 6: 1-458. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Kharkevich, S.S. (ed.) (1992). Plantae Vasculares Orientalis Extremi Sovietici 6: 1-428. Nauka, Leningrad.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • 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.
  • Krasnoborov, I.M. (ed.) (2007). Flora of Siberia 13: 1-499. Scientific Publishers, Inc., Enfield, Plymouth.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Mirek, Z., Piękoś-Mirkowa, H., Zając, A. & Zając, M (2020). Vascular plants of Poland an annotated checklist: 1-526. W. Szafer institute of botany, Polish academy of sciences, Krakow, Poland.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • 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.
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  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.
  • Tomasello, S. (2018). How many names for a beloved genus? Coalescent-based species delimitation in Xanthium L. (Ambrosiinae, Asteraceae). Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 127: 135-145.
  • Welsh, S.L. (1998). Flora Societensis: 1-420. E.P.S. Inc. Utah.
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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

  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Komiljon, T., Natalya, B., Avazbek, B., Dilnoza, A., Ziyoviddin, Y., Deng, T. & Sun, H. (2020). Flora of the Dzhizak Province, Uzbekistan: 1-523. China Forestry Publishing House.
  • 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.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.
  • von Raab-Straube, E. (ed.) (2005-continuously updated). The Euro+Med PlantBase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity http://ww2.bgbm.org/EuroPlusMed/query.asp.

Flora of Somalia

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

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • D.J.N. Hind in Fl. Masc. 109: 218, t. 75 (1993).
  • L., Sp. Pl.: 987 (1753).
  • Oliv. & Hiern, Flora of Tropical Africa 3: 371 (1877).
  • Wild in Kirkia 6: 3 (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
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  • 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/
  • RBG, Kew (2021). Kew Economic Botany Collection. https://ecbot.science.kew.org/
  • RBG, Kew (ed.) (1999). Survey of Economic Plants for Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (SEPASAL) database. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, London.
  • 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?
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [524], Brazil K000895500 Yes
Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [524], Brazil K000895499 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [4911], Brazil K000955673 Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [2741], Brazil K000955675 Yes
Schimper [1343], Ethiopia K000410236 Unknown type material Yes
Schimper [1958], Ethiopia K000410237 Yes
Kotschy [319], Sudan K000410238 Unknown type material Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.] K001065884 isotype Yes
[Bulbley], E. [s.n.], India K001065887 Yes
Mc Callum Webster, M. [5165], United Kingdom K001045247 No
s.coll. [s.n.] K001065888 Unknown type material Yes
[Helderich] [s.n.] K001065891 Yes
Graham, R.A. [1423 [Dorny], United Kingdom K001045250 No
Ricketts, V.I. [V-C 5], United Kingdom K001045256 No
Baker, C.F. [1760], California K001065883 Yes
Burchell, J. [2901], Brazil K000955674 Yes
Medlin, L.J. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001045253 No
Sledge, W.A. [H2258 1933], United Kingdom K001045248 No
Amaral, I.L. [107061], Brazil K001031230 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K001065894 Yes
Hunt, T.C. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001045251 No
Talbot [s.n.], Italy K001065893 syntype Yes
Hoehne, W. [544], Brazil K001031231 Yes
Sherff, E.E. [3094], Illinois K001065882 Yes
McCallum Webster, M. [2181], United Kingdom K001045254 No
Herb. Lousley, J.E. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001045249 No
Medlam, L. [s.n.], United Kingdom K001045252 No
Ricketts, V.I. [V-C 5], United Kingdom K001045255 No
[Heldreich] [s.n.] K001065892 Yes
Sherff, E.E. [5012] K001065885 Yes
Oldham, R. [851], Japan Xanthium japonicum K001065889 Unknown type material Yes
Oldham, R. [883], Japan Xanthium japonicum K001065890 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3181] Xanthium indicum K001118707 Yes
Wallich, N. [Cat. no. 3181], Myanmar Xanthium indicum K001118706 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3181], India Xanthium indicum K001118705 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3181] Xanthium indicum K001118709 Yes
De Silva, F. [Cat. no. 3181] Xanthium indicum K001118704 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3181], India Xanthium indicum K001118708 Yes
May 1, 1931 Salzmann [s.n.], Algeria Xanthium brasilicum K000410239 Yes

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