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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
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 08-Aug-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental; ornamental; ornamental
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Guangdong Sheng, Yunnan Sheng, Guangxi Zhuangzu Zizhiqu]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan [Sind]
    • INDO-CHINA: Myanmar, Vietnam


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Tamaulipas]


References:

  1. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  2. Angerstein, M. B. & D. E. Lemke. 1994. First records of the aquatic weed Hygrophila polysperma (Acanthaceae) from Texas. Sida 16:365-371.
  3. Breedlove, D. E., ed. 1981-. Flora of Chiapas. Note: mentions
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences. 1959-. Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae.
  5. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa. 1984. Flora of Himachal Pradesh.
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. 2008. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984-. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  8. Hara, H. et al. 1978-1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  9. Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970-. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  12. National Plant Board. 2008-. National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries URL: http://nationalplantboard.org/docs/summaries/florida.pdf target='_blank'
  13. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office. United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource).
  14. 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).
  15. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2). 1993-. Flora Madhya Pradesh.
  16. Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States. Castanea 63:110.
  17. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).
  19. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen. Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource).
  20. 2018. Mid-Atlantic invasive plant species (on-line resource)

Check other web resources for Hygrophila polysperma (Roxb.) T. Anderson :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • 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.

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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=316380. Accessed 15 December 2019.