Acmella Rich. ex Pers.

First published in Syn. Pl. 2: 472 (1807)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Tropics & Subtropics to Central U.S.A.

Distribution

Native to:

Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arkansas, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, Borneo, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Central African Repu, Chad, Chile Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Congo, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, East Himalaya, Ecuador, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Florida, French Guiana, Gabon, Galápagos, Georgia, Guatemala, Guinea, Gulf of Guinea Is., Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, India, Ivory Coast, Jamaica, Jawa, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Leeward Is., Lesser Sunda Is., Liberia, Louisiana, Malaya, Mali, Mauritius, Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nigeria, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Oklahoma, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Taiwan, Tennessee, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Trinidad-Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vietnam, Western Australia, Windward Is., Zambia, Zimbabwe

Introduced into:

Caroline Is., Comoros, Equatorial Guinea, Fiji, Guinea-Bissau, Kazan-retto, Marshall Is., Nansei-shoto, Netherlands Antilles, New Jersey, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Samoa, Senegal, Seychelles, Sulawesi, Tanzania, Zaïre

Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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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.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Aug 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [6327] Ecuador K000200557 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1889 Krauss [303] South Africa K000410418 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1889 Tyson, W. [1057] South Africa K000410416 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1889 Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000410415 Type Yes
Dec 1, 1889 Harvey [s.n.] South Africa K000410417 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gobbo, G.; Gilaciza, B.M. [910] Tanzania K000612946 No
Mwangulango, N.A. [1083] Tanzania K000614883 No
Ekema, S.N. [458] Cameroon K001518216 Yes
Reynoso; Sagcal; Garcia [7119] Philippines K001574656 Yes
King, R.M.; Mori, S.A. [7997] Brazil K000053577 Yes
King, R.M.; Mori, S.A. [8001] Brazil K000053578 Yes
Sobral, M. [4288] Brazil K001031302 Yes
Mboya, E. [887] Tanzania K000612924 No
Gereau, R.E.; Laizer, G.S. [6752] Tanzania K000438240 No
Schimper [134] Ethiopia K000410421 Type Yes
Schimper [134] Ethiopia K000410420 Type Yes
Schimper [134] Ethiopia K000410419 Type Yes

Sources

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0