Taxon: Coldenia procumbens L.

Genus: Coldenia
Family: Coldeniaceae
Nomen number: 401614
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:125. 1753
Name Verified on: 27-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 27-Mar-1995
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide F Hassan)

Distributional Range:


    . exact native range obscure


  • Africa

    • East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    • Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Ethiopia
    • South Tropical Africa: Angola; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    • West Tropical Africa: Gambia; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Mali; Mauritania; Nigeria; Senegal
    • West-Central Tropical Africa: Zaire
    • Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Myanmar; Thailand
    • Malesia: Philippines
  • Australasia

    • Australia: Australia - Queensland, - Western Australia, - Northern Territory

  • Naturalized:

    . natzd. elsewhere in tropics


  • PROTABASE, the information base of PROTA (Plant Resources of Tropical Africa) (on-line resource). (PROTA4U)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. 1980- (F Ceylon)
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11. 1990 (L Aust)
  • Liu, H. Y. 1998. An enumeration of Taiwan Boraginaceae (Taiwania) 43:124.
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. 1922-1926 (F Philipp)
  • Richardson, A. T. 1977. Monograph of the genus Tiquilia (Coldenia, sensu lato), Boraginaceae: Ehretioideae (Rhodora) 79:476-477, 479.
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. 1976 (F Hassan)

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