Taxon: Dichondra micrantha Urb.

 
Genus: Dichondra
Family: Convolvulaceae
Tribe: Dichondreae
Nomen number: 311583
Place of publication: Symb. antill. 9:243. 1924
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 11-Jun-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 11-Jun-1998
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (lawn grass substitute fide Dict Gard; Econ Bot 52:91. 1998)
  • Medicines: folklore (fide F ChinaEng; Econ Bot 52:93. 1998)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (fide Lampe & McCann, as Dichondra repens)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Nuevo Leon]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Michoacan, Queretaro]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Antigua and Barbuda, [Antigua] Bahamas, Cuba, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba] Puerto Rico, Trinidad and Tobago, [Trinidad] Virgin Islands (U.S.) [St. John]


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ethiopia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Cameroon, Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Mali, Mauritania
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Comoros

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Xizang, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Korea, South, Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDO-CHINA: Thailand (n.)

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, Georgia]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California (n.-c. & s.w.)]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: New Caledonia

    Southern America
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Chile [Juan Fernandez]


    Other (exact native range in Americas obscure)

References:

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  2. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
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  6. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource). (F CalifJep ed2)
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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=311583. Accessed 26 April 2018.