Taxon: Tridax procumbens L.

 
Genus: Tridax
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 40146
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:900. 1753
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (fide WorldWeeds 867. 1997)
  • Harmful organism host: crop pests (fide WorldWeeds 867. 1997)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Coahuila, - Nuevo Leon, - San Luis Potosi, - Sinaloa, - Sonora, - Tamaulipas
    • Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, - Chiapas, - Guerrero, - Hidalgo, - Jalisco, - Michoacan, - Nayarit, - Oaxaca, - Quintana Roo, - Veracruz, - Yucatan
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Anguilla; Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cayman Islands; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Netherlands Antilles - Saba; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (British); Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Venezuela
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Cordoba, - Formosa, - Jujuy, - Salta, - Tucuman
    • Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Galapagos Islands, - Guayas; Peru - Huanuco

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Cape Verde
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    • South Tropical Africa: Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa - KwaZulu-Natal, - Limpopo, - Mpumalanga
    • West Tropical Africa: Benin; Burkina Faso; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Rwanda; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: British Indian Ocean Terr - Diego Garcia; Madagascar; Mauritius; Mayotte; Reunion; Seychelles
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    • China: China - Fujian, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Thailand; Vietnam
    • Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
    • Papuasia: Papua New Guinea; Solomon Islands
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia
  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: U.S. Outlying Islands - Midway Islands; United States - Hawaii
    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Marshall Islands; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau; U.S. Outlying Islands - Wake Island
    • South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia; Kiribati - Line Islands
    • Southwestern Pacific: Fiji; Kiribati - Gilbert Islands, - Phoenix Islands; Nauru; New Caledonia; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna Islands

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