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Taxon: Mecardonia ovata Ruiz & Pav.

Synonym of Mecardonia procumbens (Mill.) Small

Genus: Mecardonia
Family: Plantaginaceae
Tribe: Gratioleae
Nomen number: 23515
Place of publication: Syst. veg. fl. peruv. chil. 164. 1798
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 21-Oct-2009 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Wiggins, I. L. & D. M. Porter. 1971. Flora of the Galapagos islands. Note: = Mecardonia dianthera (Sw.) Pennell

Check other web resources for Mecardonia ovata Ruiz & Pav. :

  • 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. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23515. Accessed 22 February 2020.