Acmella oleracea (L.) R.K.Jansen

First published in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8: 65 (1985)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is a cultigen from SE. Brazil. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used as a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Brazil Southeast

Introduced into:

Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Central African Repu, Colombia, Comoros, Cuba, Ecuador, Gabon, Guinea, India, Jawa, Leeward Is., Mali, Mauritius, Myanmar, Nepal, Peru, Réunion, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam, Windward Is., Zaïre

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.
  • Wu, Z. & Raven, P.H. (eds.) (2011). Asteraceae. Flora of China 20-21: 1-992. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

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

  • (2020). https://www.jstor.org/stable/26958715. epublication.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.
  • Gosline, G., Bidault, E., van der Burgt, X., Cahen, D., Challen, G., Condé, N., Couch, C., Couvreur, T.L.P., Dagallier, L.M.J., Darbyshire, I., Dawson, S., Doré, T.S., Goyder, D., Grall, A., Haba, P., Haba, P., Harris, D., Hind, D.J.N., Jongkind, & al. (2023). A Taxonomically-verified and Vouchered Checklist of the Vascular Plants of the Republic of Guinea. Nature, scientific data 10, Article number: 327: [1]-[12].
  • Mao, A.A., Sinha, B.K., Verma, D. & Sarma, N. (2016). Check-List of Flora of Meghalaya: 1-273. Meghalaya Biodiversity Board, Shillong.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Agnew, A.D.Q. & Agnew, S., Upland Kenya Wild Flowers, ed. 2: 216 (1994).
  • D.J.N. Hind & Biggs in Curtis Bot. Mag. 20: 31–39 (2003).
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  • Lisowski, Asterac. Fl. Afr. Centr. 1: 234, t. 52 (1991).
  • R.K.Jansen in Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8: 65 (1985).

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • GRIN (2021). Germplasm Resources Information Network from the United States Department of Agriculture. https://www.ars-grin.gov/
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Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2224] Brazil K000054453 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dec 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [2224] Brazil K000054454 Unknown Type Material Yes
Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [4734] Brazil K000955721 Yes
Agra, M.F. [1170] Brazil K000054456 Yes
Mendonça, R.C.; Aparecida da Silva, M.; Cardoso, E.; Oliveira, N.R.; Goulart Souza, N. [4017] Brazil K001561671 Yes
Symes, Y.E. [4[8]3] Uganda K003147059 No
Ponsonby, L. [25] Madagascar K003147183 No
Festo, L.; Bayona, W.; Wibard, W. [1434] Tanzania K003147062 No
s.coll. [920] Madagascar K003147182 No
Agra, M.F. [1170] Brazil K000054457 Yes
Vaughan, J.H. [s.n.] Tanzania K003147063 No
Bally, P.R.O. [B9837] Kenya K003147060 No
Andrews, H. [4088] Tanzania K003147073 No
Bancroft (Mrs. Dr.) [s.n.] Jamaica K003147391 Yes
Kalema, J. [856] Uganda K003147057 No
Broadway, W.E. [s.n.] Trinidad and Tobago K003147392 Yes
Geilinger [3245] Tanzania K003147061 No
Kalema, J. [JK1378] Uganda K003147058 No
Ash [1612] Ethiopia Spilanthes oleracea K:SPC-35897.000 No

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