Taxon: Spermacoce hispida auct.

Synonym of Spermacoce articularis L. f.

Genus: Spermacoce
Family: Rubiaceae
Subfamily: Rubioideae
Tribe: Spermacoceae
Nomen number: 401859
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Comment: non Spermacoce hispida L., a taxon of limited distribution on the Indian Subcontinent
Name Verified on: 07-Sep-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 08-Jan-2007
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 in National Plant Germplasm System

Other conspecific taxa:


  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. Flora of Java. (F Java)
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. Flores des Mascareignes. (F Mascar)
  • Dassanayake, M. D. & F. R. Fosberg, eds. A revised handbook to the flora of Ceylon. (F Ceylon)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. (F Bhutan)
  • Harwood, R. & S. Dessein 2005. Australian Spermacoce (Rubiaceae: Spermacoceae). 1. Northern Territory Austral. Syst. Bot. 18:324.
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. (F Japan)
  • Kunkel, G. Plants for human consumption. 1984 (L Edible Pl)
  • Merrill, E. D. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants. (F Philipp)
  • Saldanha, C. J. & D. H. Nicolson Flora of Hassan district. (F Hassan)
  • Sivarajan, V. V. & R. Vasudevan Nair 1986. Taxonomic and nomenclatural notes on the Spermococe hispida-articularis complex and S. stricta-pusilla complex (Rubiaceae) (Taxon) 35:363-369.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)

Check other web resources for Spermacoce hispida auct. :


  • Seeds: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image