Heliotropium Tourn. ex L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 130 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is Cosmopolitan.

Distribution

Native to:

Afghanistan, Alabama, Albania, Alberta, Aldabra, Algeria, Altay, Andaman Is., Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Assam, Austria, Azores, Bahamas, Baleares, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belize, Benin, Bermuda, Bolivia, Borneo, Botswana, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Bulgaria, Burkina, Burundi, Buryatiya, California, Cambodia, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Cayman Is., Central African Repu, Central American Pac, Chad, Chagos Archipelago, Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, China North-Central, China South-Central, China Southeast, Chita, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Colombia, Colorado, Comoros, Cook Is., Corse, Costa Rica, Cuba, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Delaware, Djibouti, Dominican Republic, East Aegean Is., East European Russia, East Himalaya, Ecuador, Egypt, El Salvador, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, France, Free State, French Guiana, Galápagos, Georgia, Germany, Gilbert Is., Greece, Guatemala, Gulf States, Guyana, Hainan, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Hungary, Idaho, India, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jawa, Kansas, Kazakhstan, Kenya, Kirgizstan, Korea, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Lebanon-Syria, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Lesser Sunda Is., Libya, Line Is., Louisiana, Madagascar, Madeira, Maine, Malawi, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Maluku, Manitoba, Marcus I., Marianas, Marshall Is., Maryland, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexican Pacific Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Mississippi, Missouri, Mongolia, Montana, Morocco, Mozambique, Mozambique Channel I, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, Nauru, Nebraska, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, Nicaragua, Nicobar Is., Niger, Nigeria, Niue, North Carolina, North Caucasus, North Dakota, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Oklahoma, Oman, Oregon, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Paraguay, Pennsylvania, Peru, Philippines, Phoenix Is., Pitcairn Is., Portugal, Primorye, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Rodrigues, Romania, Réunion, Samoa, Sardegna, Saskatchewan, Saudi Arabia, Senegal, Seychelles, Sicilia, Sinai, Society Is., Socotra, Solomon Is., Somalia, South Australia, South Carolina, South China Sea, South Dakota, South European Russi, Southwest Caribbean, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Suriname, Swaziland, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Texas, Thailand, Tokelau-Manihiki, Tonga, Transcaucasus, Trinidad-Tobago, Tuamotu, Tubuai Is., Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Turks-Caicos Is., Tuvalu, Uganda, Ukraine, Uruguay, Utah, Uzbekistan, Vanuatu, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Victoria, Vietnam, Virginia, Wake I., Wallis-Futuna Is., Washington, West Himalaya, West Siberia, Western Australia, Western Sahara, Windward Is., Wyoming, Xinjiang, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Extinct in:

St.Helena

Introduced into:

Caprivi Strip, Central European Rus, Congo, District of Columbia, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Gulf of Guinea Is., Illinois, Indiana, Ivory Coast, Kentucky, Liberia, Marquesas, Massachusetts, Nepal, New York, Ohio, Sierra Leone, Tennessee, Togo, West Virginia

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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PAFTOL

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • —F.T.A. 4, 2: 28.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 63 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl.: 130 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 3, (2006) Author: by M. Thulin [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 63 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 130 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1998 Szovits, A.J. [s.n.] Armenia K000998159 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1993 Schweinfurth, G. [2111] Sudan K000418785 Isotype Yes
Dec 1, 1987 Steenis, C.G.G.J.van [4686] Indonesia K000998251 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1987 Steenis, C.G.G.J.van [4684] Brunei K000998250 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 1987 Steenis, C.G.G.J.van [4684] Indonesia K000998252 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1987 Lawton, R.M. [2405] Oman K001589448 Yes
Jan 1, 1974 Stewart, R.R. [26196] Pakistan K000998245 Type Yes
Jan 1, 1958 Dinter [6859] K000418740 Isotype Yes
Jan 1, 1958 Dinter [6859] K000418741 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jan 1, 1927 Trail, J.W.H. [571] Brazil K000096815 Yes
Jan 1, 1927 Gardner [2685] Brazil K000583575 Type Yes
Peter, A. [52347] Tanzania K001560339 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [5587] Saudi Arabia K001590496 Yes
Kasasian, L. [s.n.] Yemen K001590506 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [1495] Yemen K001590503 Yes
Hepper, F.N. [6244] Yemen K001590502 Yes
Schimper, W. [847] K001590513 Yes
Good,R. [227] Bahrain K001590520 Yes
Miller, A.G.; Guarino, L.; Obadi, N.; Hassan, M.; Mohammed, N. [M. 8033] Yemen K001590516 Yes
Henry, P.W.T. [PWTH 35/76] Yemen K001590514 Yes
Lavranos, J.; Mies; et al. [31446] Yemen K001870952 No
Stobbs, G. [41] Bahrain K001590533 Yes
Baker, C.W. [s.n.] Saudi Arabia K001590522 Yes
s.n. [84] Saudi Arabia K001590485 Yes
Ling, D. [13] K001590478 Yes
Kilian, N.; Hein, P.; Rabe, K.; Hohlstein, G.; Bolz, F. [YP3274] Yemen K001581497 Yes
Peter, A. [42582] Tanzania K001572293 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] Yemen K001589732 Yes
Willcox, C. [220] United Arab Emirates K001590529 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [2207] Saudi Arabia K001590509 Yes
Acres [7] Yemen K001590515 Yes
Phillips, C. [126] Bahrain K001590526 Yes
Good, R. [228] Bahrain K001590519 Yes
Guest, E.R. [s.n.] United Arab Emirates K001590517 Yes
Good, R. [226] Bahrain K001590511 Yes
Lumley, P.W. [35] United Arab Emirates K001590505 Yes
Acres [s.n.] K001590507 Yes
Peter, A. [45704] Tanzania K001581960 Yes
Peter, A. [44529] Tanzania K001581964 Yes
Peter, A. [52320] Tanzania K001560340 Yes
Lowe, R.T. [s.n.] Cabo Verde K001134344 No
Rabarivola, M.L.; Rakotoarisoa, S.E.; Rajaonarison, R.; Peckering, T.E.; Nanjarisoa, O.P. [RML 540] Madagascar K001036104 Yes
Peter, A. [42866] Tanzania K001572295 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; McRobb, A.; Arroyo, L.; Roth, C. [1479] Bolivia K000295367 No
Rico, L.; Avendaño R., R. [2017] Mexico K000266001 No
Lord, J.K. [s.n.] K001553526 Yes
Fernandez, J. [515] Oman K001516997 Yes
unknown [181] Yemen K000418777 Unknown Type Material Yes
Wright, C. [481] United States K000998341 Unknown Type Material Yes
Rugel, F.I.X. [s.n.] United States K000998338 Unknown Type Material Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2091] K001115100 Unknown Type Material Yes
Glaziou, A.F.M. [13033] Brazil K000096820 No
Glaziou, A.F.M. [2684] Brazil K000096797 Yes
Milne [s.n.] Cabo Verde K001134336 No
Hassler, E. [4940] Brazil K000096796 Yes
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Malavasi, A.; Viscarra, J. [1239] Bolivia K000295261 No
Douglas, D. [s.n.] United States K000998348 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schimper, W. [726] Egypt K000418815 Unknown Type Material Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.] United States K000998350 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner [3360] Brazil K000096792 Yes
Davis, P.H. [10371] Egypt K001553511 Yes
Dickson, H.V. [373] Saudi Arabia K001516998 Yes
Rauh, W. [13255] K001553502 Yes
Clarke, C.B [1883] K001134343 No
s.coll. [Cat. no. 2091] K001115101 Unknown Type Material Yes
Peter, A. [52333] Tanzania K001560342 Yes
Peter, A. [52308] Tanzania K001560349 Yes
Peter, A. [43769] Tanzania K001572315 Yes
[Tifiher], S. [16] Saudi Arabia K001590486 Yes
Onjalalaina, G.E.; Vorontsova, M.; Besnard, G.; Nanjarisoa, O.P.; Razanatsoa, J. [OLG 357] Madagascar K000953867 Yes
Peter, A. [s.n.] Tanzania K001560318 Yes
Virgo, K.J. [564] Yemen K001639736 Yes
Lavranos, J.J. [4268] Yemen K001516983 Yes
Davis, P.H. [8251] Egypt K001553513 Yes
Rakotoarivelo et al. [397] Madagascar K000662397 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Malavasi, A.; Fokkink, M.; Viscarra, J. [1265] Bolivia K000295083 No
Bridges [1342] Chile K000583551 Type Yes
Leeuwenberg, A.J.M. [9885] Cameroon K000029807 No
Rico, L.; Windsor-Shaw, T.; Lopez, R.; Rodriguez, N. [1216] Bolivia K000295063 No
Berlandier, J.L. [2403] United States K000998339 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000583578 Unknown Type Material Yes
Semenov [s.n.] K000998206 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner [3358] Brazil K000096811 Yes
Peter, A. [42778] Tanzania K001572313 Yes
Peter, A. [44382] Tanzania K001572306 Yes
Peter, A. [42809] Tanzania K001572302 Yes
Peter, A. [43769] Tanzania K001572325 Yes
Good, R. [225] Bahrain K001590512 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [2178] Yemen K001590504 Yes
Stobbs, G. [19] Bahrain K001590534 Yes
Miller, A.G. [6351] Oman K001590445 Yes
Peter, A. [44972] Tanzania K001581968 Yes
Moseley [s.n.] Cabo Verde K001134333 No
s.coll. [1588] Brazil K000583568 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burchell [65] Saint Helena, Ascension, and Tristan da Cunha K000418759 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tolmie, W.F. [s.n.] United States K000998352 Unknown Type Material Yes
Pastore, J.F.B. ; Mascarenhas, R.B. ; Moreira, P.R. [3701] Brazil K001553026 Yes
Fischer, S. [58] Saudi Arabia K001589446 Yes
Douglas, D. [s.n.] United States K000998349 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burchell [7958] Brazil K000096810 Yes
Sellow [s.n.] Brazil K000096798 Type Yes
Smith, D.A.S. [s.n.] Oman K001590475 Yes
Magallagher [38] Bahrain K001590531 Yes
Dickson [1120] Kuwait K001590527 Yes
Stobbs, G. [207] K001590532 Yes
Codrai, R. [s.n.] Oman K001590508 Yes
Ehrenberg, C.G. [139] K001590521 Yes
Good, R. [229] Bahrain K001590518 Yes
Collenette, I.S. [9446] Saudi Arabia K001590523 Yes
Codrai, R. [s.n.] Qatar K001590525 Yes
Wood, J.R.I. [2112] Yemen K001590497 Yes
Peter, A. [44467] Tanzania K001581965 Yes
Peter, A. [44420] Tanzania K001581979 Yes
Kilian, N.; Hein, P. [YP260] Yemen K001765372 Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000418743 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner [2426] Brazil K000096789 Yes
Gardner [2260] Brazil K000096791 Yes
Kuntze, O. [s.n.] South Africa K000418738 Unknown Type Material Yes
Griffith, W. [5930] Afghanistan K000998166 Isotype Yes
Drege [s.n.] South Africa K000418742 Unknown Type Material Yes
Foster [s.n.] Cabo Verde K001134345 Yes
Martii [277] Brazil K000096809 Isotype Yes
Hassler, E. [10992] Paraguay K000583572 Unknown Type Material Yes
Regnell, A.F. [912] Brazil K000096793 Yes
Gardner [4295] Brazil K000096801 Type Yes
Berlandier, J.L. [3187] United States K000998340 Unknown Type Material Yes
Stapf, O. [1378] K000998190 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gardner [2260] Brazil K000096790 Yes
Dinter [7486] K000418739 Type Yes
Gardner [3359] Brazil K000096784 Yes
Rico, L.; UMSS students [1550] Bolivia K000295289 No
Hassler, E. [9023] Paraguay K000583618 Unknown Type Material Yes
Tweedie Brazil K000196297 Yes
Hassler, E. [5617] Paraguay K000583570 Unknown Type Material Yes
Welwitsch [5470] Cabo Verde K001134335 No
Douglas, D. [s.n.] United States K000998351 Unknown Type Material Yes
Cardoso, J. [187] Cabo Verde K001134341 No
Hassler, E. [5300] Brazil K000096799 Yes
Maude, A.H. [H331] K001134342 No
Lowe, R.T. [31] Cabo Verde K001134334 No
Harley, R.M.; Souza, R. [11035] Brazil K000096813 Yes
Hassler, E. [7980] Paraguay K000583569 Unknown Type Material Yes
Plowman, T. [5426] Peru K:SPC-44863.000 No
[1589] Brazil K000096802 Yes
Wright, C. [3140] Cuba K000583591 Unknown Type Material Yes
Blanchet [3402] Brazil K000096800 Type Yes
Bové, N. [86] Egypt K000418813 Unknown Type Material Yes
Bové, N. [86] Egypt K000418814 Unknown Type Material Yes
Sintenis, P. [s.n.] Puerto Rico K000583594 Unknown Type Material Yes
MacGillvray, J. [130] Cabo Verde K001134337 No

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