Sorting Blainvillea names

Species on this page ( A = names approved by most authorities, s = approved as synonyms) :

Blainvillea acmella (L.) Philipson

SYNONYM(S) : Bidens acmella (L.) Lam., Blainvillea latifolia (L. f.) DC., Blainvillea rhomboidea Cass., Coreopsis acmella (L.) K. Krause, Pyrethrum acmella (L.) Medik., Spilanthes acmella (L.) Dalz. & Gibs., Spilanthes acmella (L.) L., Spilanthes acmella (L.) Murr.,  Spilanthes arrayana Gardn.,  Verbesina acmella L.

CHINESE : 百能葳      See note below.

ENGLISH :  Annual para cress, Paniculated spot flowers, Para cress, Para cress flower head, Paraguay cress,  Spot flower.

FRENCH :  Cresson de para, Cresson du Paraguay.

GERMAN : Husarenknopfblume, Parakresse.

HINDI :  Kanghi.

JAPANESE :   オ ランダセンニチ  Oranda sennichi,   セ ンニチモドキ   Sennichi modoki.

KANNADA :  Bende.

PORTUGUESE :  Abecedaria (Brazil),  Agrião-da-ilha-de-frança, Agrião do Brasil, Agrião do Pará,   Agrido do Pará (Brazil), Berro de la isla de Francia, Canela-de-urubú (Brazil), Erva-palha  (Brazil),  Hierba de Malaca, Jambú do rio, Picão-grande  (Brazil), Pimenta Dagua.

RUSSIAN : Блайнвиллея широколистная  Blainvilleia shirokolistnaia.

VIETNAMESE :   Cây cúc áo, Cỏ the, Cúc áo, Cúc áo hoa vàng,  Ngổ áo, Nụ áo vàng, Nút áo.


The Chinese name " Jin niu kou " applied to the synonym of this species Spilanthes acmella is also used in Taiwan for Spilanthes paniculata Wall. ex DC. / Acmella paniculata (Wall. ex DC.) R. K. Jansen.

Blainvillea gayana Cass.

Blainvillea rhomboidea sensu Oliv. & Hiern,  Wedelia gossweileri S. Moore


Porcher Michel H. et al. 1995 - 2020, Sorting Blainvillea Names. Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database - A Work in Progress. The University of Melbourne. < > (2011).


General Bibliography


Complementary / Specific


Duke Jim (Dr.), 2005,  Tico Ethnobotanical Dictionary. Phytochemical and Ethnobotanical Databases. < >.

EURODICAUTOM, On-line Technical Dictionary in 12 languages provided by the European Commission < >.

Hanelt Peter et al. , 2001, Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, Vol. xx. Institute of Plant Genetics and Crop Plant Research (Editors), First English Edition, Springer.

IPK Gatersleben, 2002, Mansfeld's World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops. < >.

IPNI, 2003, International Plant Name Index. Online Database. < >.

ISTA Nomenclature Committee, 2001, ISTA List of Stabilized Plant Names - December 2001. < >.

Mabberley D.J. 1997, The Plant-Book : a Portable Dictionary of the Vascular Plants, 2d Edition, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, U.K.

Smitinand Tem, 2001, Thai Plant Names - Revised Edition by The Forest Herbarium - Royal Forest Department. Bangkok. Thailand.

USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN). [Online Database] National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. Available: (20 February 2004).

Wang Zongxun et al. 1996, A New Latin, Chinese, English Botanical Nomenclature. Chinese Academy of Sciences, Institute of Botany. Aviation Industry Publisher, Beijing.

Wiersema J. H. & León B. 1999, World Economic Plants : a Standard Reference. CRC Press LLC.

Xie Zongwa & Yu Youqin (Editors), 1996, Materia Medica, Chinese Terminology, Vol. 1, Renminweisheng Publishing House Beijing, China. (Latin with authority names and Chinese-simplified, text in Chinese).

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