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Taxon: Tridax procumbens L.

 
Genus: Tridax
Family: Asteraceae (alt.Compositae)
Subfamily: Asteroideae
Tribe: Millerieae
Nomen number: 40146
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 2:900. 1753
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Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 25-Mar-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 1 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Harmful organism host: crop diseases (fide WorldWeeds 867. 1997) crop pests (fide WorldWeeds 867. 1997)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Coahuila de Zaragoza, Nuevo León, San Luis Potosí, Sinaloa, Sonora, Tamaulipas]
    • SOUTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Campeche, Chiapas, Guerrero, Hidalgo, Jalisco, Michoacán de Ocampo, Nayarit, Oaxaca, Quintana Roo, Veracruz de Ignacio de la Llave, Yucatán]

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cayman Islands, Cuba, Dominica, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Hispaniola, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, [Saba] St. Kitts and Nevis, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Trinidad and Tobago, United States, [Puerto Rico, Virgin Islands, U.S.] Virgin Islands (British)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: French Guiana, Guyana, Venezuela
    • BRAZIL: Brazil
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, [Galápagos, Guayas] Peru [Huánuco]
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Córdoba, Formosa, Jujuy, Salta, Tucumán]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Chad, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Rwanda
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Benin, Burkina Faso, Cote D'Ivoire, Ghana, Guinea, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Togo
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: South Africa [KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga]
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: British Indian Ocean Terr, [Diego Garcia] Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Reunion, Seychelles

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Yemen
    • CHINA: China [Fujian Sheng, Hainan Sheng]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan, [Ryukyu Islands] Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Sri Lanka
    • PAPUASIA: Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia

    Northern America
    • SOUTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Florida]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Texas]

    Pacific
    • NORTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: United States [Hawaii, United States Minor Outlying Islands]
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Marshall Islands, Micronesia, Palau, United States [Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, United States Minor Outlying Islands]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL PACIFIC: French Polynesia, Kiribati [Line Islands]
    • SOUTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Fiji, Kiribati, [Gilbert Islands, Phoenix Islands] Nauru, New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna Islands


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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=40146. Accessed 12 December 2019.