Bidens andicola is a species of plants with 51 observations. Bidens andicola Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. (folio ed.). 4: []. also quarto ed. 4: (). Bidens grandiflora var. breviloba Kuntze. Vegetation: yungas. M Bidens andicola Kunth is an accepted name. This name is the accepted name of a species in the genus Bidens (family Compositae). The record derives from.

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Bidens is a genus of flowering plants in the aster familyAsteraceae. The common names bideensblack jackburr marigoldscobbler’s pegsSpanish needlesstickseedstickseeds and tickseed sunflowers refer to the fruits of the plants, most of which are bristly and barbed, with two sharp pappi at the end.

The generic name refers to the same character; Bidens comes from the Latin bis “two” and dens “tooth”.

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The plants are zoochorous ; their seeds will stick to clothing, fur or feathers, and be carried to new habitat. This has enabled them to colonize a wide range, including many oceanic islands. Some of these species occur only in a very restricted range and several are now threatened with extinctionnotably in the Hawaiian Islands.


Due to the absence of native mammals aneicola these islands, some of the oceanic island taxa have reduced burrs, evolving features that seem to aid in dispersal by the wind instead. Bidens is distributed throughout the tropical and warm temperate regions of the world.

Bidens andicola

Several Bidens species are used as food by the caterpillars of certain Lepidopterasuch as the noctuid moth Hypercompe hambletoni and the brush-footed butterfly Vanessa carduithe painted lady.

The Bidens mottle virusa plant pathogenwas first isolated from B. The taxonomy of Bidens has been described as “chaotic”, [5] and it is not clear how many taxa are included in its bounds. There are probably at least to species, [3] [8] and some estimates fall around From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article is about the plant genus. For the Biden family, see Biden family.

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For the sticktight flea, see Echidnophaga gallinacea. Germplasm Resources Information Network. United States Department of Agriculture. Archived from the original on Flora of North America.


Bidens andicola, Asteraceae

New South Wales Flora Online. ITS base sequence phylogeny in Bidens Asteraceae: Evidence for the continental relatives of Hawaiian and Marquesan Bidens. Systematic Botany 25 1 American Journal of Botany 92 2 Hawaiian Native Plant Genera – Asteraceae.

nadicola The Jepson eFlora Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Hybridization and agamospermy of Bidens in northwestern Ontario. Retrieved from ” https: Bidens Asteraceae genera Taxa named by Carl Linnaeus. Webarchive template archiveis links Articles with ‘species’ microformats Articles containing Chinese-language text Commons category link is on Wikidata Wikipedia articles incorporating a citation from the New International Encyclopedia Taxonbars with 20—24 taxon IDs.

Views Read Edit View history. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies. This page was last edited on 12 Octoberat By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Bidens pilosafruiting head and flower head. Kerneria Moench Ceratocephalus Vaill.