African Plant Database

Helianthus annuus L.
Protologue : Sp. Pl. 2: 904 (1753)
Information on the genus : Helianthus
Status for NA : accepted (weed)
Status for SA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Ecology and distribution
South. Afr.
Biol./Eco : biology: annual- Herb- Ht up to 4 m. Alt up to 90 m. Distribution: EC, FS, KN

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • TUTIN, T. G. & al. (ed.) (1976). Flora Europaea. (vol.4) Cambridge University Press, Cambridge. [p.141]
  • JEFFREY, C. (1979). Compositae In L. BOULOS (ed.) - A check-list of the Libyan flora. 3. Compositae. Candollea 34: [331]
  • ALI, S. I., S. M. H. JAFRI & A. EL GADI (ed.) (1976). Flora of Libya. vol. 107. Al Faateh University. Tripoli. [p.119]
  • Ibn Tattou, M. & M. Fennane (2009). Flore vasculaire du Maroc, inventaire et chorologie Trav. Inst. Sci. Univ. Mohammed V, Sér. Bot. 39: [69]
  • Fl. Prat. Maroc 3: 216 (2014).
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 African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Flora of Zimbabwe
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 99476
Record n°99476
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