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Taxon: Lippia alba (Mill.) N. E. Br. ex Britton & P. Wilson

 
Genus: Lippia
Family: Verbenaceae
Nomen number: 22367
Place of publication: Bot. Porto Rico 6:141. 1925 (Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Isl.)
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 06-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Feb-2006
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental
  • Medicines: folklore

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja California, San Luis Potosi, Sinaloa, Tamaulipas, Zacatecas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guanajuato, Guerrero, Jalisco, Mexico, Michoacan, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz, Yucatan]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio de Janeiro, Rio Grande do Norte, Rio Grande do Sul, Rondonia, Santa Catarina, Sao Paulo]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Colombia, Ecuador, [Bolivar, Guayas, Los Rios, Morona-Santiago, Napo] Peru [Amazonas, Huanuco, La Libertad, Lambayeque, Lima, Loreto, Pasco, Piura, San Martin, Ucayali]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, [Buenos Aires, Chaco, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Formosa, Jujuy, Misiones, Santa Fe] Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

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  3. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource). (Ecocrop)
  4. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  5. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  6. Jardín Botánico Nacional Flora de la República de Cuba. 1998- (F Cuba)
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  16. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)
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Check other web resources for Lippia alba (Mill.) N. E. Br. ex Britton & P. Wilson :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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=22367. Accessed 20 October 2018.