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Taxon: Rivina humilis L.

 
Genus: Rivina
Family: Petiveriaceae
Nomen number: 31908
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:121. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 12-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-Mar-2004
Species priority site is: Natl. Germplasm Repository - Miami (MIA)
Accessions: 6 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F ChinaEng; F NAmer)
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arkansas, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Montserrat, Puerto Rico, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Suriname, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Paraguay


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

  1. Adams, C. Flowering plants of Jamaica. 1972 (F Jam)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  6. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. Flora de Veracruz. (F Veracruz)
  7. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. Flora of the Guianas. (F Guianas)
  8. Henderson, L. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12. 2001 (Weeds SAfr 2001)
  9. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS) Australian plant common name database (on-line resource). (Aust Pl Common Names)
  11. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants. 1985 (Lampe & McCann)
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium Hortus third. (Hortus 3)
  14. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  15. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  17. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Rivina humilis L. :

Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=31908. Accessed 16 October 2018.