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Crassocephalum crepidioides

Basic information
Scientific name Crassocephalum crepidioides

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ベニバナボロギク
Common names redflower ragleaf
Higher taxon Asteraceae, Asterales, Magnoliopsida, Magnoliophyta
Natural range Africa
Habitat The species abruptly increases on deforested area, wood fired area, edge of forest, roadside, developed land, and so on, and disappears by restoration of indigenous vegetation.
Invasion information
Range in Japan Wide area of Honshu, Shikoku, and Kyushu, and Okinawajima and Ogasawara (Bonin) Islands. (Chichijima and Hahajima Is.). Range in Japan
Origin
Date 1946
Route
Impact
Regulation in Japan None.
Introduced range in other countries Temperate to tropical area in Asia and Australia.
Reference Notes
  • Bisby et al. (eds) (2009) Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life: 2009 Annual Checklist. Species 2000: Reading, UK. http://www.catalogueoflife.org/annual-checklist/2009/
  • Ogaito, H. (2009, personal communication, on the occurrence in Mie and Hyogo Pref.)
  • etc.