Acmella (Plantae)

Acmella oleracea

Taxonavigation

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Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Heliantheae
Subtribus: Spilanthinae
Genus: Acmella
Species: A. alba – A. alpestris – A. bellidioides – A. brachyglossa – A. calva – A. caulirhiza – A. ciliata – A. darwinii – A. decumbens – A. filipes – A. glaberrima – A. grandiflora – A. grisea – A. iodiscaea – A. kalelii – A. leptophylla – A. leucantha – A. lundellii – A. majaroensis – A. oleracea – A. paniculata – A. papposa – A. pilosa – A. poliolepidica – A. psilocarpa – A. pusilla – A. radicans – A. ramosa – A. repens – A. serratifolia – A. sodiroi – A. uliginosa

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Name

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Acmella Rich. in C.H. Persoon, Syn. Pl. 2: 472 (1807).

  • Type species: Anthemis repens Walter; lectotype designated by Jansen, Syst. Bot. Monogr. 8: 19 (1985) = Acmella repens (Walter) Pers., Syn. Pl. 2: 473 (1807).

Synonyms

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  • Homotypic
    • Spilanthes sect. Acmella (Rich.) DC., Prodr. 5: 620 (1836).
  • Heterotypic
    • Pyrethraria Pers. ex Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 420 (1841).

Distribution

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Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Tropics & Subtropics to Central U.S.A.
      • Alabama, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arkansas, Assam, Bahamas, Bangladesh, Belize, Benin, Bolivia, 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, 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, Pakistan, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Réunion, South Carolina, Sri Lanka, Sudan, 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, Poland, Senegal, Seychelles, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Tanzania, Zaïre

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

References

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Primary references

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Additional references

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Vernacular names

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English: Spotflower
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