Taxon: Spermacoce alata Aubl.

 
Genus: Spermacoce
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Spermacoceae
Nomen number: 316408
Place of publication: Hist. pl. Guiane 60, t. 22, fig. 7. 1775
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Typification:
Name Verified on: 13-Jan-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 22-May-2008
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

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Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant ()

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela [Amazonas]
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Amazonas]
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Peru [Loreto]


    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  2. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  3. Funk, V. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584. 2007 (L Guiana Shield)
  4. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  5. Hara, H. et al. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal. (L Nepal)
  6. Hokche, O. et al. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola. (L Venez ed2)
  7. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  8. Holm, L. et al. World weeds: natural histories and distribution. 1997 (WorldWeeds)
  9. Lasser, T., ed. Flora de Venezuela. (F Venez)
  10. 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)
  11. Soerjani, M. et al., eds. 1987. Weeds of rice in Indonesia. (Weeds Rice Indonesia) 492.
  12. Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana. (F VenGuay)

Check other web resources for Spermacoce alata Aubl. :

  • 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.

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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=316408. Accessed 21 June 2018.