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Taxon: Tetragonia tetragonoides (Pall.) Kuntze

 
Genus: Tetragonia
Family: Aizoaceae
Subfamily: Aizooideae
Nomen number: 36385
Place of publication: Revis. gen. pl. 1:264. 1891 "tetragoniodes"
Link to protologue:
Comments:
  • • spelling commonly corrected to "tetragonioides" but not a correctable error
  • • spelling of basionym verified from original literature
Name Verified on: 07-Jul-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Jan-2005
Species priority site is: Plant Genetic Resources Conservation Unit, Griffin, GA (S9)
Accessions: 6 (2 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Human food: vegetable (fide Syst Bot 19:588. 1994; F ChinaEng; F NAmer)
  • Medicines:
  • Vertebrate poisons:
  • Weed:

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China [Zhejiang, Fujian, Jiangsu, Guangdong, Yunnan]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Hokkaido (s.w.), Honshu, Kyushu, Ryukyu Islands, Shikoku] Taiwan

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia]
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand


    Cultivated

    Africa
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Somalia
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Senegal
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar

    Asia-Temperate
    • CHINA: China

    Asia-Tropical
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Philippines

    Europe
    • Europe

    Northern America
    • United States

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Puerto Rico
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Guatemala, Nicaragua
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Ecuador, Peru


    Adventive

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Morocco


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal]

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Portugal, Spain (incl. Baleares)

    Northern America
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Connecticut, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, West Virginia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Wisconsin]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon]
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida, North Carolina]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • BRAZIL: Brazil [Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina, Chile (could have arrived with ocean currents (fide C. M. Taylor 1994)), Uruguay


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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=36385. Accessed 15 November 2018.