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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.
Accessions: 6 (1 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
  • 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, St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States [Puerto Rico]
    • 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. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson. 2012. Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) URL: www.skud.info
  3. Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  5. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  6. Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978-. Flora de Veracruz.
  7. Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986-. Flora of the Guianas.
  8. Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12
  9. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  10. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  11. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  12. Lampe, K. F. & M. A. McCann. 1985. AMA handbook of poisonous and injurious plants
  13. Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  14. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  15. Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  16. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  17. Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). URL: http://www.conabio.gob.mx/malezasdemexico/phytolaccaceae/rivina-humilis/fichas/pagina1.htm target='_blank'
  18. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994-. Flora of China (English edition).

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. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=31908. Accessed 24 October 2019.