Taxon: Ammannia baccifera L.

 
Genus: Ammannia
Family: Lythraceae
Nomen number: 401549
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:120. 1753
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 12-May-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 12-May-2012
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • amania  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Atlas WWeed; Econ FWeed)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Egypt
    • NORTHEAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Sudan
    • EAST TROPICAL AFRICA: Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • WEST-CENTRAL TROPICAL AFRICA: Zaire
    • WEST TROPICAL AFRICA: Ghana, Nigeria
    • SOUTH TROPICAL AFRICA: Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • SOUTHERN AFRICA: Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland
    • WESTERN INDIAN OCEAN: Madagascar, Mauritius [Rodrigues]

    Asia-Temperate
    • ARABIAN PENINSULA: Oman, Yemen
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Iraq, Israel, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Azerbaijan
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Tajikistan
    • CHINA: China [Anhui, Fujian, Guangdong, Guangxi, Hebei, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangsu, Jiangxi, Shanxi, Yunnan, Zhejiang]
    • EASTERN ASIA: Taiwan

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Bhutan, India, Nepal, Pakistan, Sri Lanka
    • INDO-CHINA: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam
    • MALESIA: Malaysia, Philippines

    Australasia
    • AUSTRALIA: Australia [Queensland (n.), Western Australia (n.), Northern Territory (n.)]

    Europe
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part (s.e.)]


    Naturalized

    Asia-Temperate
    • EASTERN ASIA: Japan [Honshu]

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain

    Pacific
    • NORTHWESTERN PACIFIC: Palau

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Guadeloupe, Jamaica, Puerto Rico, St. Lucia


References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98. 2012 (L West Indies)
  2. Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  3. Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  4. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  5. Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279. 2008 (Pl Angol)
  6. George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. (F Aust)
  7. Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14. 2003 (Pl SAfr ed2)
  8. Ghazanfar, S. A. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of Oman. Scripta Botanica Belgica 2. 1992 (L Oman)
  9. Graham, S. A. 1985. A revision of Ammannia (Lythraceae) in the Western Hemisphere J. Arnold Arbor. 66:405.
  10. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  11. Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  12. Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  13. Hedberg, I. & S. Edwards Flora of Ethiopia. 1989- (and Eritrea. 2000) (F Ethiop)
  14. Holm, L. et al. A geographical atlas of world weeds. 1979 (Atlas WWeed)
  15. Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource). (Pacif I Ecosyst Risk)
  16. Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  17. Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2. (F WT Afr)
  18. Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. Flora of [West] Pakistan. (F Pak)
  19. Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)
  20. Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. (F Iran)
  21. Reed, C. F. Economically important foreign weeds: potential problems in the United States. 1977 (Econ FWeed)
  22. Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  23. Thulin, M., ed. Flora of Somalia. (F Somalia)
  24. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  25. Walker, E. Flora of Okinawa and the southern Ryukyu Islands. (F Okin)
  26. Wood, J. R. I. A handbook of the Yemen flora. (F Yemen)
  27. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Ammannia baccifera L. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • On-line Flora of Zimbabwe:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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.

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=401549. Accessed 21 May 2018.