Taxon: Glandularia pulchella (Sweet) Tronc.

Genus: Glandularia
Family: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 419694
Place of publication: Darwiniana 13:473. 1964
Comment: this name is applied in North America to the cultivated and weedy taxon, sometimes known as Verbena tenuisecta, that elsewhere is treated as G. aristigera (S. Moore) Tronc. or V. aristigera S. Moore
Name Verified on: 10-Jan-2002 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-May-2009
Species priority site is: Ornamental Plant Germplasm Center (OPGC)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Ceylon, as Verbena tenuisecta)
  • Weed: (fide Syst Bot 4:100. 1979)

Distributional Range:


  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil - Sao Paulo
    • Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, - Corrientes, - Entre Rios, - Rio Negro; Uruguay

  • Naturalized:

    . widely natzd.


    . also cult.


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