African Plant Database


Ambrosia artemisiifolia L.
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 988 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Ambrosia
 
 
Status
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=*Ambrosia maritima auct. sensu Wild
=Ambrosia elatior L. (1753)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht up to 2 m. Alt 2 - 1750 m. Distribution: GA, KN, LP, MP, NC, NW

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • DUCELLIER, L. & R. MAIRE (1923). Végétaux adventices observés dans l'Afrique du Nord. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afrique N. 14: 312
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 954 (1963).
  • Fl. Eur. 4: 142 (1976).
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 230 (2002).

Bibliography other :
  • Med-Checklist 2: 16 (2008).
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 101776
 
Record n°101776
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