Taxon: Tridax procumbens L.

 
Genus: Tridax
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Nomen number: 40146
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:900. 1753
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 25-Mar-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 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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