Taxon: Duranta erecta L.

 
Genus: Duranta
Family: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 405771
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:637. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-Mar-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Guianas; F Panama)
  • Medicines: folklore ()
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Baileya 23:180. 1996; Everist; Kingsbury, as D. repens; Lampe & McCann)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Federal District, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Mexico, Morelos, Oaxaca, Puebla, Queretaro, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, Virgin Islands (British), [Virgin Gorda] Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. Croix, St. Thomas]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Bahia, Espirito Santo, Minas Gerais, Paraiba, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Galapagos Islands, El Oro, Esmeraldas, Loja, Los Rios, Manabi, Pichincha] Peru [Cajamarca, Cuzco, Lambayeque, Lima, Piura, Puno]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Chaco, Entre Rios, Formosa, Misiones, Santa Fe] Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult. in tropics & subtropics)

    Naturalized



    Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Mayotte, Reunion

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: India
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea
    • MALESIA: Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida (s.)]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas (e.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Guam, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Northern Mariana Islands
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, New Caledonia, Tonga


References:

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  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Bromley, G. L. R. 1984. Duranta repens versus D. erecta (Verbenaceae) Kew Bull. 39:803.
  5. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  6. Duke, J. A. et al. CRC Handbook of medicinal herbs. 2002 (CRC MedHerbs ed2)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
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  9. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  10. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  11. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  12. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  13. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
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  18. León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier) Flora de Cuba. 1946-1962; suppl. (F CubaLeon)
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  28. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?405771. Accessed 21 April 2018.