Zinnia elegans

Species:Zinnia elegans Jacq.
Status:Not Native
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Sub Class
Genus Zinnia
Species Zinnia elegans Jacq. - ELEGANT ZINNIA


Citation .Zinnia elegans Jacquin, Icon. Pl. Rar. 3: 15, t. 589. 1792.
Basionym: **
Type: Cult. in Vienna, 1792, Herb. Jacquin s.n. (lectotype: W). Lectoptypified by Kirkbride & Wiersema, Taxon 56: 958-959. 2007

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Brevard USF  
DeSoto USF  
Jackson FSU  
Madison FLAS  
Pinellas USF  
Seminole NY  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Crassina elegans Crassina elegans (Jacquin) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 331. 1891.BASIONYM: Zinnia elegans Jacquin 1792. 
Zinnia elegans Zinnia elegans Sessé y Lacasta & Moçiño, Pl. Nov. Hisp. 142. 1890, non Jacquin 1792. TYPE: MEXICO:
Zinnia elegans var. violacea Zinnia elegans Jacquin, var. violacea (Cavanilles) de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 536. 1836.BASIONYM: Zinnia violacea Cavanilles 1791. 
Zinnia violacea Zinnia violacea Cavanilles, Icon. 1: 57, t. 81. 1791, nom. rej. TYPE: .MEXICO: Cult. in Madrid, without data (lectotype: MA). Lectotypified by Kirkbirde & Wiersema, Taxon 56: 958-959. 2007.
Zinnia australis Zinnia australis F. M. Bailey, Bot. Bull. Dept. Agric. 3: 14. 1891. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Queensland: Walsh River, s.d., Barclay-Millar s.n. (holotype: BRI).
Zinnia elegans var. alba Zinnia elegans Jacquin, var. alba de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 536. 1836. TYPE: MEXICO:
Zinnia elegans var. coccinea Zinnia elegans Jacquin, var. coccinea (Lindley) de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 536. 1836.BASIONYM: Zinnia violacea Cavanilles, var. coccinea Lindley 1830. 
Zinnia elegans var. purpurascens Zinnia elegans Jacquin, var. purpurascens de Candolle, Prodr. 5: 536. 1836. TYPE: MEXICO:
Zinnia violacea var. coccinea Zinnia violacea Cavanilles, var. coccinea Lindley, Edwards's Bot. Reg. 15: t. 1294. 1830. TYPE: MEXICO:


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida DeSoto Co. 29 Oct 1978 R. P. Wunderlin 6342
USA Florida Brevard Co. 19 Nov 1977 S. Funk 115
USA Florida Pinellas Co. 31 Oct 1970 P. Genelle 376
USA North Carolina Duplin Co. 03 Oct 1957 H. E. Ahles 35653
USA Florida Polk Co. 22 Jun 1972 D. Burch 6314 CULTIVATED.
Dominican Republic San Rafael Prov. 27 Aug 1982 R. P. Sauleda 7607
Honduras Cortés Dept. 21 Apr 1985 C. Bendeck 160
Honduras Olancho Dept. 21 Jan 1985 F. Alvarado Flores 120
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