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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.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Autonyms (not in current use) and synonyms:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym)

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, St. Vincent and Grenadines, United States [Puerto Rico, 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:

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  2. Arnold, T. H. & B. C. De Wet, eds. 1993. Plants of southern Africa: names and distribution. Mem. Bot. Surv. S. Africa no. 62
  3. Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45
  4. Burger, W. C., ed. 1971-. Flora costaricensis.
  5. Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  6. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston. 1970. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas
  7. Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960-. Flora zambesiaca.
  8. FNA Editorial Committee. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  9. Greuter, W. et al., eds. 1984-. Med-Checklist.
  10. Hansen, A. & P. Sunding. 1993. Flora of Macaronesia: checklist of vascular plants, ed. 4. Sommerfeltia vol. 17.
  11. Harling, G. & B. Sparre, eds. 1973-. Flora of Ecuador.
  12. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  13. Howard, R. 1974-1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  14. Liogier, H. A. 1981-. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  15. Liogier, H. A. 1984-. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
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  17. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  18. Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  19. Troupin, G. 1978-. Flore du Rwanda.
  20. Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952-. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  21. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. 1993. Flora europaea, ed. 2.
  22. Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996, 1999. 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.

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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 22 August 2019.