Crassocephalum crepidioides

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Crassocephalum crepidioides
Crassocephalum crepidioides


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Asterales

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Senecioneae
Subtribus: Senecioninae
Genus: Crassocephalum
Species: Crassocephalum crepidioides


Crassocephalum crepidioides (Benth.) S.Moore, 1912

  • Type location: "Sierra Leone"
  • Holotype: G. Don s.n. (BM 000924608)


  • Homotypic
    • Crassocephalum diversifolium var. crepidioides (Benth.) Hiern in Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 595 (1898)
    • Gynura crepidioides Benth. in Niger Fl.: 438 (1849)
    • Senecio crepidioides (Benth.) Asch. in Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 155 (1867)
  • Heterotypic
    • Crassocephalum crepidioides var. luteum Steen. in J. Indian Bot. Soc. 46: 467 (1967)
    • Crassocephalum crepidioides f. luteum (Steen.) Belcher in Kew Bull. 44: 540 (1989)
    • Crassocephalum diversifolium Hiern in Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 594 (1898), nom. superfl.
    • Crassocephalum diversifolium var. polycephalum (Benth.) Hiern in Cat. Afr. Pl. 1: 594 (1898)
    • Gynura diversifolia Sch.Bip. ex Asch. in Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 156 (1867)
    • Gynura microcephala Vatke in Oesterr. Bot. Z. 25: 328 (1875)
    • Gynura polycephala Benth. in Niger Fl.: 437 (1849)
    • Senecio diversifolius A.Rich. in Tent. Fl. Abyss. 1: 437 (1848), nom. illeg.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
      • South Africa (Transvaal, KwaZulu-Natal, Cape Prov.), Swaziland, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Central African Republic, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Nigeria, Benin, Bioko Isl. (Fernando Poo), Sao Tome, Gabon, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe, Cameroon, Ethiopia, South Sudan, Senegal, Angola, Madagascar

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

  • Moore, Spencer (1912) J. Bot. London 50:211.

Additional references[edit]

  • Jeffrey, C. (1986) "The Senecioneae in East Tropical Africa: Notes on Compositae: IV" Kew Bull. 41(4):873-943 DOI: 10.2307/4102988


Vernacular names[edit]

English: ebolo, thickhead, redflower ragleaf, fireweed
Bahasa Indonesia: Sintrong
日本語: ベニバナボロギク
മലയാളം: അപ്പൂപ്പൻതാടി
Sunda: Sintrong
ไทย: ผักกาดช้าง
Tiếng Việt: Rau tàu bay
中文: 野茼蒿
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