Taxon: Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson

 
Genus: Hygrophila
Family: Acanthaceae
  Subfamily: Acanthoideae
      Tribe: Ruellieae
Nomen number: 316380
Place of publication: J. Linn. Soc., Bot. 9:456. 1867
Name Verified on: 08-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Aug-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (aquarium plant fide Dict Gard; Zander Ency; Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Sida 16:365. 1994; Invasive Pl Spec)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China - Guangdong, - Guangxi, - Yunnan
    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bangladesh; Bhutan; India; Nepal; Pakistan - Sind
    • Indo-China: Myanmar; Vietnam

  • Naturalized:

  • Northern America

    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Tamaulipas
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida

  • Cultivated:

    . also cult.

References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Angerstein, M. B. & D. E. Lemke 1994. First records of the aquatic weed Hygrophila polysperma (Acanthaceae) from Texas (Sida) 16:365-371.
  • Breedlove, D. E., ed. Flora of Chiapas. 1981- (F Chiapas)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. 1984 (F Himachal)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. 1978-1982 (L Nepal)
  • Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. 1976 (Hortus 3)
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. 1970- (F Pak)
  • National Plant Board National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries. 2008- (NPB State Noxweed)
  • Seed Regulatory and Testing Division, Agricultural Marketing Service, U.S.D.A. State noxious-weed seed requirements recognized in the administration of the Federal Seed Act (updated annually). (State Noxweed Seed)
  • Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. 1993- (F Madhya Prad)
  • Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States (Castanea) 63:110.
  • Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)
  • Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

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