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Taxon: Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) P. Beauv.

 
Genus: Alternanthera
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 101486
Place of publication: Fl. Oware 2:66, t. 99, fig. 1. 1818 "ficoides" (Smith in Rees, Cycl. 39(2)(suppl.): Alternanthera no. 8. 1819)
Link to protologue:
Comment: based on Gomphrena ficoidea L., which is conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV) according to traditional application sensu A. tenella Colla
Name Verified on: 24-Jun-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • parrotleaf  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • sanguinarea  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book); ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Pl Book)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Barbados, Cuba, Dominica, Dominican Republic, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  3. Brummitt, R. K. 1982. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 24 (Taxon) 31:540-541.
  4. Brummitt, R. K. 1985. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 29 (Taxon) 34:662.
  5. Brummitt, R. K. 1989. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 36 (Taxon) 38:299.
  6. Burkart, A. E., ed. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios. (F EntreR)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  10. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  11. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  12. Kanis, A. 1983. (697) Proposal to reconsider rejection of Gomphrena ficoidea (L.) (Amaranthaceae); lectotypification and rejection of species names (Taxon) 32:316-319.
  13. Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  14. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  15. Mabberley, D. J. The plant-book: a portable dictionary of the vascular plants, ed. 2. 1997 (Pl Book)
  16. Mears, J. A. 1980. The Linnaean species of Gomphrena L. (Amaranthaceae) (Taxon) 29:89-90.
  17. Mears, J. A. 1978. The nomenclature and type collections of the widespread taxa of Alternanthera (Amaranthaceae) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 129:7.
  18. Nicolson, D. H. et al. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. (F Dominica) 20.
  19. Pedersen, T. M. 1980. Comment on proposal (449) on Alternanthera ficoidea (Taxon) 29:326-328.
  20. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  21. Still, S. M. Manual of herbaceous ornamental plants, ed. 4. 1994 (Man HerbPl)
  22. Veldkamp, J. F. 1978. (449) A proposal to reject the name Alternanthera ficoidea (Linné) Beauv. (Amaranthaceae) in favour of Alternanthera tenella Colla (Taxon) 27:313.
  23. Voss, E. G. 1986. General Committee Report 1982-1985 (Taxon) 35:552.
  24. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)

Check other web resources for Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) P. Beauv. :

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • 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=101486. Accessed 20 November 2018.