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Taxon: Alternanthera caracasana Kunth

 
Genus: Alternanthera
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 407542
Place of publication: F. W. H. A. von Humboldt et al., Nov. gen. sp. 2:165[folio]; 2:205[quarto]. 1818
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Feb-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Sep-2002
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • mat chaff-flower  (Source: Pl Names) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • Mexico

    Southern America
    • CARIBBEAN: Anguilla, Antigua and Barbuda, Bahamas, Barbados, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Jamaica, Martinique, Netherlands Antilles, Puerto Rico, St. Vincent and Grenadines, Virgin Islands (U.S.)
    • CENTRAL AMERICA: Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala
    • NORTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Venezuela
    • WESTERN SOUTH AMERICA: Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • SOUTHERN SOUTH AMERICA: Argentina [Jujuy, Salta]


    Naturalized

    Africa
    • MACARONESIA: Cape Verde, Portugal, [Azores, Madeira Islands] Spain [Canary Islands]
    • Africa

    Europe
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: Spain

    Northern America
    • United States (s.)


    Other (exact native range obscure)

References:

  1. Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. et al. Flora of St. John, U.S. Virgin Islands. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 78:1-581. (F St John)
  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62. 1993 (Pl SAfr)
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45. 1993 (L Peru)
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. Flora costaricensis. (F CostaR)
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll Flora of the Bahama archipelago. (F Bahamas)
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  7. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. Flora zambesiaca. (F Zamb)
  8. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  10. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17. (L Macar ed4)
  11. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. Flora of Ecuador. (F Ecuador)
  12. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  13. Howard, R. Flora of the lesser Antilles. (F LAnt)
  14. Liogier, A. H. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-. (F Hispan)
  15. Liogier, H. A. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands. (F PuertoR)
  16. Missouri Botanical Garden W³Tropicos (on-line resource). (TROPICOS)
  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  18. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3). (F Nicaragua)
  19. Troupin, G. Flore du Rwanda. (F Rwanda)
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. Flora of tropical East Africa. (F TE Afr)
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  22. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de la República Argentina. I. Pteridophyta, Gymnospermae y Angiospermae (Monocotyledonae), II. Dicotyledonae. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 60, 74. (L Argent)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=407542. Accessed 17 February 2019.