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Taxon: Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Alternanthera
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 101485
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 2:537. 1891
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 05-Jan-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (cultivated in New Guinea, Philippines & Java)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines [Saint Vincent]
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Guatemala, Nicaragua (rare)
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, Peru (e. lowland)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Boggan, J. et al. 1992. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas
  3. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis.
  4. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  7. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador. Note: var. villosa
  8. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  9. Mears, J. A. 1978. The nomenclature and type collections of the widespread taxa of Alternanthera (Amaranthaceae). Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 129(1):11-13.
  10. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  11. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  12. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946-1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  13. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. 1948-. Flora malesiana.
  14. Tela Botanica: Flora électronique (on-line resource). URL: http://www.tela-botanica.org/page:isfgm?flore=ANT&xslt=identitetaxon.xsl&servicexml=donneidentitestaxons.php&numclass=1&numnom=464 target='_blank'

Check other web resources for Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101485. Accessed 15 December 2019.