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Taxon: Alternanthera bettzickiana (Regel) G. Nicholson

 
Genus: Alternanthera
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 105429
Place of publication: Ill. dict. gard. 1:59. 1884
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • although Nicholson's reference to a basionym was only "Brasilia, 1862"
  • • since Nicholson's name was already validly published, it can be treated as a new combination under Melbourne ICN Art. 41.4
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 21-Oct-2013
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • calico-plant  (Source: Dict Gard) - English
  • Papageienblatt  (Source: Dict Rehm) - German
  • jin xiu xian  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control; ornamental (fide Dict Gard; Eur Gard F); soil improver; soil improver

Distributional Range:

    Cultivated (cult. in tropics)

    Other (possible origin Brazil)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. (F CambLVN)
  2. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Burkill, H. M. The useful plants of west tropical Africa. (Use Pl WT Afr)
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  6. El-Hadidi, M. N. & M. S. Abdallah Flora of Egypt. (F Egypt Cairo)
  7. Encke, F. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 14. Auflage. 1993 (Zander ed14)
  8. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  10. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  11. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  12. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  13. Mears, J. A. 1978. The nomenclature and type collections of the widespread taxa of Alternanthera (Amaranthaceae) Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 129(1):16-19.
  14. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  15. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  16. Rehm, S. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants. 1994 (Dict Rehm)
  17. Reitz, R., ed. Flora ilustrada catarinense. (F SCatarin)
  18. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. (F Thailand)
  19. Steenis, C. G. G. J. van, ed. Flora malesiana. (F Males)
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  21. 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.
  22. Walters, S. M. et al., eds. European garden flora. (Eur Gard F)
  23. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Alternanthera bettzickiana (Regel) G. Nicholson :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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=105429. Accessed 21 October 2018.