Taxon: Diodia ocymifolia (Willd.) Bremek.

Genus: Diodia
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Spermacoceae
Nomen number: 401703
Place of publication: Recueil Trav. Bot. Néerl. 31:305. 1934 "ocimifolia"
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 03-Apr-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Weed: (fide Atlas WWeed, as Hemidiodia ocimifolia)

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Southern Mexico: Mexico Chiapas
  • Southern America

    • Brazil: Brazil
    • Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda ; Cuba ; Dominica ; Grenada ; Guadeloupe ; Martinique ; Montserrat ; Puerto Rico ; St. Kitts and Nevis ; St. Lucia ; St. Vincent and Grenadines
    • Central America: Belize ; Costa Rica ; Honduras ; Nicaragua ; Panama
    • Northern South America: French Guiana ; Guyana ; Suriname ; Venezuela
    • Western South America: Bolivia ; Colombia ; Ecuador ; Peru


  • Boggan, J. et al. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2. 1997 (L Guianas ed2)
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  • Nicolson, D. H. et al. Flora of Dominica, Part 2: Dicotyledonae. Smithsonian contributions to botany vol. 77. (F Dominica) 188.


Check other web resources for Diodia ocymifolia (Willd.) Bremek. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • 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.