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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. Last Changed: 18-Oct-2001
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (cultivated in New Guinea, Philippines & Java fide F Males); ornamental (cultivated in New Guinea, Philippines & Java fide F Males)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico (s.)

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Montserrat, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines [St. 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. Tela Botanica: Flora électronique (on-line resource). (Tela Bot F Electron)
  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. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas. 1992 (L Guianas)
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  7. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  8. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. 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.
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  13. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  14. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)

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. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=101485. Accessed 21 November 2018.