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Taxon: Muehlenbeckia platyclada (F. Muell.) Meisn.

 
Genus: Muehlenbeckia
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Polygoneae
Nomen number: 24668
Place of publication: Bot. Zeitung (Berlin) 23:313. 1865 "platyclados"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 26-Oct-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 19-Sep-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F Viti, as Homalocladium platycladum; Dict Gard, as Homalocladium platycladum); ornamental (fide F Viti, as Homalocladium platycladum; Dict Gard, as Homalocladium platycladum)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Tropical
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Southern America
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Costa Rica, Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Lima]


References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45 (L Peru)
  2. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Galasso, G. 2011. Review of Polygonaceae data for World Economic Plants, ed. 2 (pers. comm.)
  5. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  6. Schuster, T. M. et al. 2011. Phylogenetic relationships of Muehlenbeckia, Fallopia, and Reynoutria (Polygonaceae) investigated with chloroplast and nuclear sequence data Int. J. Pl. Sci. 172:1053-1066.
  7. Smith, A. C. Flora vitiensis nova. (F Viti)
  8. Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark Flora of Guatemala. (F Guat)
  9. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  10. Womersley, J. S., ed. Handbooks of the flora of Papua New Guinea. (F Papua NG)

Check other web resources for Muehlenbeckia platyclada (F. Muell.) Meisn. :

  • 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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=24668. Accessed 26 May 2019.