Pseudelephantopus

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Pseudelephantopus
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Pseudelephantopus

Rohr 1792 not Pfeiff. 1874
Binomial name
Pseudelephantopus spicatus
(B.Jussieu ex Aublet) C.F.Baker
Synonyms[1][2]
  • Pseudo-elephantopus Rohr, alternative spelling
  • Spirochaeta Turcz. 1851 not Ehrenberg 1835 (a bacterium)
  • [Matamoria La Llave & Lex.
  • Distreptus Cass.
  • Ageratum dubium Blanco
  • Ageratum quadriflorum Blanco
  • Distreptus spicatus (B.Juss. ex Aubl.) Cass.
  • Elephantopus dubius Blanco
  • Matamoria spicata La Llave

Pseudelephantopus is a genus of flowering plants in the daisy family described as a genus in 1792.[3][4]

There is only one recognized species, Pseudelephantopus spicatus, native to Mesoamerica, South America, and the West Indies; naturalized in Florida, parts of Asia, and some islands in the Pacific.[5] Dog's-tongue is a common name for this species.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Flann, C (ed) 2009+ Global Compositae Checklist Archived 2014-11-04 at Archive.today
  2. ^ The Plant List, Pseudelephantopus spicatus (B.Juss. ex Aubl.) Rohr ex C.F.Baker
  3. ^ Rohr, Julius Philip Benjamin von. 1792. Skrifter af Naturhistorie-Selskabet 2(1): 214–216
  4. ^ Tropicos, Pseudelephantopus Rohr
  5. ^ Flora of North America Pseudelephantopus spicatus (Jussieu ex Aublet) C. F. Baker, Trans. Acad. Sci. St. Louis. 12: 55. 1902.
  6. ^ "Pseudelephantopus spicatus". Natural Resources Conservation Service PLANTS Database. USDA. Retrieved 15 October 2015.