1. Family: Asteraceae Bercht. & J.Presl
    1. Genus: Acanthospermum Schrank
      1. Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Caribbean to S. Tropical America.

    [FWTA]

    Compositae, C. D. Adams. Flora of West Tropical Africa 2. 1963

    Habit
    An erect annual weed, about 1 ft. high
    Flowers
    Yellow flowers.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Alabama, Arkansas, Cameroon, Cape Provinces, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, KwaZulu-Natal, Louisiana, Malaya, Masachusettes, Mississippi, Mozambique, New South Wales, New York, North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Queensland, South Carolina, Swaziland, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Zambia, Zimbabwe

    Acanthospermum australe (Loefl.) Kuntze appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Dec 1, 2012 Burchell, J. [1349], Brazil K000955663
    Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3297], Goiás K000895494
    Sep 1, 2012 Gardner, G. [3297], Goiás K000895493
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1090], Brazil K000955661
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [6589], Brazil K000955664
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [8553], Brazil K000955665
    Jul 1, 2012 Burchell [1173], Brazil K000955666
    Feb 1, 2002 Gardner, G. [2902], Bahia K000054549
    Nov 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD4121], Bahia K000053280
    Oct 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3791], Bahia K000053275
    Jun 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3237], Bahia K000053279
    Oct 1, 1993 Noblick, L.R. [2695], Bahia K000053284
    Aug 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [2599], Bahia K000053286
    Jul 1, 1993 Spruce, R. [s.n.], Brazil K001058999
    Mar 1, 1993 Hind, D.J.N. [H50003], Bahia K000053283
    May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [25345], Bahia K000053276
    May 1, 1989 Harley, R.M. [27104], Bahia K000053287
    Jan 1, 1979 Mori, S. [10353], Bahia K000053278
    Jul 1, 1975 Letouzey, R. [13953], Cameroon K000052278
    Bahia K000053282
    Harley, R.M. [22719], Bahia K000053277
    Harley, R.M. [25181], Brazil K001031722
    Harley, R.M. [55181], Brazil K001031735
    Harley, R.M. [54582], Brazil K001031737
    Hunt, D.R. [5437], Brazil K001031746
    Philcox, D. [3215], Brazil K001031754
    Trail, J.W.H. [477], Brazil K001031725
    Trail, J.W.H. [476], Brazil K001031726
    Trail, J.W.H. [477], Brazil K001031749
    Rico, L. [1401], Bolivia K000295492
    Pereira, E. [10274], Brazil K001031753
    Ratter, J.A. [4261], Brazil K001031716
    Irwin, H.S. [9541], Brazil K001031717
    Irwin, H.S. [13450], Brazil K001031719
    Irwin, H.S. [26135], Brazil K001031748
    King, R.M. [8187], Brazil K001031715
    Anderson, W.R. [10335], Brazil K001031720
    Salzmann, P. [38], Bahia K000053274
    Smith, L.B. [1591], Brazil K001031741
    Nelson, B.W. [1121], Brazil K001031728
    Fonseca, M.L. [2514], Brazil K001031718
    Riedel [436], Brazil K001031708
    Mueller, F. [362], Brazil K001031734
    Blanchet, J.S. [s.n.], Bahia K000053285
    Poiteau [s.n.], French Guiana K000502118
    Lowe, J. [3939], Brazil K001031713
    Lowe, J. [371], Brazil K001031714
    Gaudichaud [s.n.], Rio de Janeiro K000502117
    Gillivray, J.M. [317], Brazil K001031744
    Fosberg, F.R. [43327], Brazil K001031738
    Pires, J.M. [52249], Brazil K001031711
    Carneiro-Torres, D.S. [667], Brazil K001031721
    Campbell, D.G. [22164], Brazil K001031755
    Saltzman, P. [38], Bahia K000053281
    Lasseigne, A. [22593], Brazil K001031752
    Prance, G.T. [P/25869], Brazil K001031727
    Prance, G.T. [10901], Brazil K001031733
    Prance, G.T. [11169], Brazil K001031739
    Prance, G.T. [14379], Brazil K001031740
    Hill, S.R. [12787], Brazil K001031712
    Rambo, B. [47051], Brazil K001031731
    Rambo, B. [46665], Brazil K001031732
    Rambo, B. [46871], Brazil K001031750
    Rambo, B. [46689], Brazil K001031751
    Strudwick, J.J. [4143], Brazil K001031729
    Carvalho, P.D. [326], Brazil K001031736
    Glaziou, A. [5919], Brazil K001031730
    Glaziou, A. [13999], Brazil K001031743
    Glaziou, A. [21594], Brazil K001031745
    Boog, W. [s.n.], Brazil K001031709
    Vaughan, J.G. [37], Brazil K001031747
    s.coll. [583], Brazil K001031706
    s.coll. [583], Brazil K001031707
    s.coll. [s.n.], France K001031710
    Burchell [4085], Brazil K000955662
    Glaziou [13999], Brazil K001031742
    Spruce, R. [1215], Brazil K001062028
    Spruce, R. [3865], Peru K001062029
    Trinte, Z.A. [705], Brazil K001031723
    Windgren [182], Brazil K001031724

    First published in Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 303 (1891)

    Accepted by

    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee in Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2006). Asteraceae Flora of North America North of Mexico 21: 1-616. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Flora of China Editorial Committee in Flora of China Editorial Committee (1988-2013). Checklist & Addendum Flora of China Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis).

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Forzza, R.C., Zappi, D. & Souza, V.C. (2016-continuously updated). Flora do Brasil 2020 em construção http://reflora.jbrj.gov.br/reflora/listaBrasil/ConsultaPublicaUC/ResultadoDaConsultaNovaConsulta.do.

    Sources

    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    Flora of West Tropical Africa
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0