Taxon: Alectra spp.

 
Genus: Alectra
Family: Orobanchaceae
Nomen number: 413714
Place of publication:
Link to protologue:
Comment: catch-all record for unidentified or unnamed plants of Alectra
Typification:
Name Verified on: 03-Jun-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-Feb-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: parasite ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Rwanda, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Niger, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, South Africa, [Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Transvaal, Western Cape] Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal
    • INDO-CHINA: Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: West Indies
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua, Panama


Reference:

  1. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)

Check other web resources for Alectra spp. :


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?413714. Accessed 25 April 2018.