Taxon: Gomphrena serrata L.

 
Genus: Gomphrena
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 401683
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:224. 1753
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 17-Jun-2008
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • perpétua  (Source: pers. comm.) - Portuguese (Brazil)
  • arrasa con todo  (Source: F NAmer) - Spanish

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide F Ecuador)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • : Mexico
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, - Georgia
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Cuba; Haiti; Jamaica; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia
    • Central America: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama

  • Naturalized:

  • Pacific

    • Northwestern Pacific: Guam
  • Southern America

    • Caribbean: Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. John

  • Adventive:

  • Southern America

    • Western South America: Ecuador

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. 1996 (F St John)
  • Balick, M. J. et al. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85. 2000 (L Belize NY)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. 1971- (F CostaR)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Fosberg, F. R. et al. Geographical checklist of the Micronesian Dicotyledonae/ Pteridophyta and Gymnospermae. 1979-1982 (L Micrones)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1987. Flora of Ecuador. 1973- (F Ecuador) 28:107.
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. 1974-1989 (F LAnt)
  • Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. 1981- (F Hispan)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. 1984- (F PuertoR)
  • Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). 2001 (F Nicaragua)
  • Vibrans, H., ed. Malezas de México (on-line resource). (Malezas Mex)

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