Ambrosia artemisiifolia Besser

Species synonym in GBIF Backbone Taxonomy

PlantaeMagnoliophytaMagnoliopsidaAsteralesAsteraceaeAmbrosia polystachya

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Full Name

Ambrosia artemisiifolia Besser

Common names

  • Annual ragweed eng
  • bitterweed eng
  • common ragweed eng
  • more

Taxonomic status

Synonym of Ambrosia polystachya DC.

According to

The Catalogue of Life, 3rd January 2011


Not marine, Terrestrial

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Type Specimen


Allan Herbarium 2007: New Zealand Plant Names Database Concepts - Asterales.

NZFLORA February 2012

Webb, C. J.; Sykes, W. R.; Garnock-Jones, P. J. 1988: Flora of New Zealand. Vol. IV. Naturalised Pteridophytes, Gymnosperms, Dicotyledons. Christchurch, New Zealand, Botany Division, D.S.I.R.

Source information

This backbone name usage exists because it was found in another checklist at the time the backbone was built. The primary source name usage has since been removed from the portal.

Record history

This record was last modified in GBIF on Nov 3, 2014. It was last updated according to the publisher on Feb 8, 2013.

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