Taxon: Dichondra micrantha Urb.

 
Genus: Dichondra
Family: Convolvulaceae
      Tribe: Dichondreae
Nomen number: 311583
Place of publication: Symb. antill. 9:243. 1924
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

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:

    Other:

    . exact native range in Americas obscure

    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

  • Naturalized:

  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, - Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa: South Africa
    • West Tropical Africa: Mali; Mauritania
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Comoros
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    • China: China - Anhui, - Zhejiang, - Fujian, - Hunan, - Hubei, - Jiangxi, - Jiangsu, - Guangdong, - Guizhou, - Sichuan, - Yunnan, - Guangxi, - Xizang, - Hainan
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu, - Kyushu, - Ryukyu Islands, - Shikoku; Korea, South; Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indo-China: Thailand
  • Europe

    • Southeastern Europe: Italy
  • Northern America

    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
  • Pacific

    • North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    • Southwestern Pacific: New Caledonia
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile - Juan Fernandez

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

    Adventive:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt

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