African Plant Database


Bidens pilosa L.
Family : ASTERACEAE
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 832 (1753)  
Information on the genus : Bidens
 
 
Status
Status for MA : accepted (present)
Status for NA : accepted (present)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (indigenous)
 
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Kerneria pilosa (L.) Lowe (1868)
 
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Coreopsis leucanthema L. (1755)
=Cotula minuta G. Forst. (1786)
=Myriogyne minuta (G. Forst.) Less. (1831)
=Centipeda minuta (G. Forst.) C.B. Clarke (1876)
=Coreopsis leucantha L. (1763)
=Bidens leucantha (L.) Willd. (1843)
=Bidens sundaica Blume
=Bidens leucantha var. sundaica (Blume) Hassk.
=Bidens pilosa var. minor (Blume) Sherff
=Bidens sundiaca var. minor Blume (1826)
=Bidens sundiaca Blume
=Centipeda orbicularis Lour. (1790)
 
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht 0.4 - 1.5 m. Alt 5 - 1770 m. Distribution: BOT, LES, NAM, EC, FS, GA, KN, LP, MP, NW, SWZ
Mada.
Biol./Eco : Herb; distribution: Naturalised in Madagascar.

Bibliography for Tropical Africa :
  • Darbyshire, I. Kordofami, M. & al. (2015). The plants of Sudan and south Sudan, An annoted checklist. Kew Publishing

Bibliography for Southern Africa :
  • Drug Pl. Africa : 79 (1949).
  • Food plants of Zimbabwe : 37-38 (1986).
  • Checklist Flow. Pl. Sub-Saharan Africa : 101 (2006).

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • Fl. Algérie [Quézel & Santa] 2: 955 (1963).
  • Fl. Eur. 4: 140 (1976).
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1983). Flora of Libya. 107: 117
  • VALDES, B., S. TALAVERA & E. FERNANDEZ-GALIANO (ed.) (1987). Flora Vascular de Andalucía Occidental, vol. 3 3: 41 
  • HANSEN, A. & P. SUNDING (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition Sommerfeltia 17: 1-295
  • VALDÉS, B., REJDALI, M., ACHHAL EL KADMIRI, JURY, J. L. & J. M. MONTSERRAT (2002). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Nord du Maroc, incluant des clés d'identification. II 2: 650
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 3: 234 (2002).
  • List Fungi, Fl. Fau. Madeira Selv. Arch. : 201 (2008).
  • Ibn Tattou, M. & M. Fennane (2009). Flore vasculaire du Maroc, inventaire et chorologie [2]. Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 39: 26
  • FENNANE, M., M. IBN TATTOU, J. MATHEZ, A. OUYAHYA & J. EL OUALIDI (éd.) (2014). Flore Pratique du Maroc [vol.3] Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 3: 216
 
More info on :
see under Jstor_African Plant Initiative
see under chg
see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under Fgui
see under The International Plant Name Index
see under Catalogue de Madagascar
see under Flora of Mozambique
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Tropicos.org. Missouri Botanical Garden
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
 
Map
carte afrique num 99114
 
Record n°99114 modified 2011-06-07
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