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
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Typification:
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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Common names:

Economic Importance:

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

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


    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 Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  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. Flora of Chiapas. (F Chiapas)
  4. Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. (F China)
  5. Chowdhery, H. J. & B. M. Wadhwa Flora of Himachal Pradesh. (F Himachal)
  6. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  7. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  8. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  9. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  10. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  11. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  12. National Plant Board National Plant Board federal and state quarantine summaries. 2008- (NPB State Noxweed)
  13. Plant Protection and Quarantine Office United States Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service. Federal noxious weed list (on-line resource). (USDA/APHIS)
  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). (State Noxweed Seed)
  15. Verma, D. M. et al. (vol. 1); V. Mudgal et al. (vol. 2) Flora Madhya Pradesh. (F Madhya Prad)
  16. Wasshausen, D. C. 1998. Acanthaceae of the Southeastern United States (Castanea) 63:110.
  17. Weber, E. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds. 2003 (Invasive Pl Spec)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)
  19. Wunderlin, R. & B. Hansen Atlas of Florida vascular plants (on-line resource). (Atlas Florida)

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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=316380. Accessed 19 June 2018.