Taxon: Paederia foetida L.

 
Genus: Paederia
Family: Rubiaceae
  Subfamily: Rubioideae
      Tribe: Paederieae
Nomen number: 26300
Place of publication: Mant. pl. 1:52. 1767
Name Verified on: 06-Aug-2001 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 4 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide Opera Bot Belg; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: (fide Rep NCEPPC; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Anhui, - Fujian, - Gansu, - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Hainan, - Henan, - Hubei, - Hunan, - Jiangsu, - Jiangxi, - Shaanxi, - Shandong, - Shanxi, - Sichuan, - Xizang, - Yunnan, - Zhejiang; Hong Kong; Macau
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea, South; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India - Arunachal Pradesh, - Assam, - Manipur, - Meghalaya, - Mizoram, - Nagaland, - Sikkim, - West Bengal; Nepal
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines; Singapore
    • North Indian Ocean: India - Andaman and Nicobar

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius; Reunion
  • Northern America

    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Louisiana
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Cheung, Siu-cheong & Ning-hon Li, eds. Chinese medicinal herbs of Hong Kong. 1978- (Chin Med Herb HK)
  • Conant, P. et al. 1997. Appendix. Selected plant species interfering with resource management goals in North American natural areas (Pl Invasion) 255-267.
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Khanh, T. C. 1996. Vietnamese Rubiaceae used in traditional medicine Opera Bot. Belg. 7:231, 234, 236.
  • McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker Herbs of commerce, ed. 2. 2000 (Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Puff, C. 1991. The genus Paederia L. (Rubiaceae-Paederieae) in Asia Opera Bot. Belg. 3:210-239.
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wiersema, J. H. & B. León World economic plants: a standard reference (on-line edition) [medicinal plants only]. (World Econ Pl Med)

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