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Taxon: Alternanthera pungens Kunth

 
Genus: Alternanthera
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 316546
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 2:165[folio]; 2:206[quarto]. 1818
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (1 active, 1 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

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

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Medicines: folklore (fide T. M. Pedersen, pers. comm. 1996; Herbs Commerce ed2)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant; potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Southern America
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru


    Naturalized (widely natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Aubréville, A. et al., eds. 1960-. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam.
  2. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  3. Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969-. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  4. Correa, M. N. 1969-. Flora patagonica. Note: mentions
  5. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. 1980-. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon.
  6. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  7. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist. Note: introduced
  8. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. Note: re. Brazilian common names
  9. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  10. Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds
  11. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  12. Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia
  13. McGuffin, M., J. T. Kartesz, A. Y. Leung, & A. O. Tucker. 2000. Herbs of commerce, ed. 2 American Herbal Products Association, Silver Spring, Maryland.
  14. Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia Inkata Press, Melbourne, Australia.
  15. Pedersen, T. M. 1996. pers. comm. Note: re. common names
  16. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  17. Reitz, R., ed. 1965-. Flora ilustrada catarinense.
  18. Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. 1970-. Flora of Thailand.
  19. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  20. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  21. Wagner, W. L. et al. 1990. Manual of the flowering plants of Hawai'i
  22. Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds
  23. Whitson, T. D. et al., eds. 1999. Weeds of the West, ed. 5
  24. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

Check other web resources for Alternanthera pungens Kunth :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • 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.

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=316546. Accessed 23 October 2019.