Sanvitalia

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Sanvitalia procumbens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Asterids
Order: Asterales
Family: Asteraceae
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Heliantheae
Genus: Sanvitalia
Lam. 1792
Type species
Sanvitalia procumbens
Lam.
Synonyms[1][2] IPNI1,[3] IPNI2,[4]
  • Laurentia Steud.
  • Lorentea Ortega

The creeping zinnias (genus Sanvitalia /ˌsænvɪˈtliə/)[5] are plants belonging to the sunflower family. They are native to mostly to Mexico, with a few species in Central America, South America, and the Southwestern United States.[6][7][8][9][10]

Species[1][8][11][12][13][14]
  1. Sanvitalia abertii A.Gray - Abert's creeping zinnia - Mexico (Sonora), southwestern United States (CA NV AZ NM TX)
  2. Sanvitalia acapulcensis (DC.) Benth. & Hook.f. ex Hemsl. - Guerrero
  3. Sanvitalia angustifolia Engelm. ex A.Gray - Coahuila, Chihuahua, Guanajuato, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí; introduced in western Texas
  4. Sanvitalia fruticosa Hemsl. - Puebla, Oaxaca, Guanajuato
  5. Sanvitalia ocymoides DC. -- yellow creeping zinnia - Tamaulipas, Nuevo León, Texas
  6. Sanvitalia procumbens Lam. - Mexican creeping zinnia - Mexico from Chihuahua to Chiapas; Central America; naturalized in scattered locations in Europe, East Asia, South America, and United States
  7. Sanvitalia versicolor Griseb. - Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina

Note: Sanvitalia speciosa is a term commonly used in the horticultural trade, but this is not a validly published name. Many specimens so labelled are not even Sanvitalia, and is most likely Melampodium.[15]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist
  2. ^ "Sanvitalia". Index Nominum Genericorum. International Association for Plant Taxonomy. 1996-02-09. Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  3. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  4. ^ International Organization for Plant Information (IOPI). "Plant Name Search Results" (HTML). International Plant Names Index. Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  5. ^ Sunset Western Garden Book, 1995:606–607
  6. ^ Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Antoine Pierre de Monnet de. 1792. Journal d'Histoire Naturelle 2: 176–178 in French
  7. ^ Lamarck, Jean Baptiste Antoine Pierre de Monnet de. 1792. Journal d'Histoire Naturelle 2: plate 33 line drawing of Sanvitalia procumbens
  8. ^ a b Strother, John L. "265. Sanvitalia Lamarck". Flora of North America. New York & Oxford: Oxford University Press. 21: Page 64, 65, 70. Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  9. ^ "Sanvitalia procumbens". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 23 June 2008. 
  10. ^ Tropicos, Sanvitalia Lam.
  11. ^ Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN) (1996-09-17). "Genus: Sanvitalia Lam". Taxonomy for Plants. USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program, National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  12. ^ UniProt. "Sanvitalia". Retrieved 2008-06-23. 
  13. ^ Biota of North America Program 2013 county distribution maps
  14. ^ Davidse, G., M. Sousa-Peña, S. Knapp & F. Chiang Cabrera. 2015. Asteraceae. 5(2): ined. In G. Davidse, M. Sousa Sánchez, S. Knapp & F. Chiang Cabrera (eds.) Flora Mesoamericana. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México D.F..
  15. ^ UHER, J.: Sanvitalia speciosa in the horticultural trade: unknown origin, uncertain identity but no Sanvitalia. Acta univ. agric. et silvic. Mendel. Brun., 2012, LX, No. 6, pp. 339–342

External links[edit]

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