New York Metropolitan Flora

Genus: Alternanthera

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Last Modified 01/09/2012

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Nomenclature

Alternanthera Forsskal, Fl. Aegypt.-Arab., 28. 1775.

List of Alternanthera Species

References to Alternanthera

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee. 2003. Flora of North America, Volume 4. Magnoliophyta: Caryophyllidae, part 1. Oxford Univ. Press, New York. , 559 pages.
  • Mears, J. A. 1977. The nomenclature and type collections of the widespread taxa of Alternanthera (Amaranthaceae). Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 129: 1-21.
  • Mears, J. A. 1980. The Linnaean species of Gomphrena L. (Amaranthaceae). Taxon 29: 85-95.
  • Penfound, W. T. 1940. The biology of Achyranthes philoxeroides. (Mart.) Standley. Amer. Midl. Nat. 24: 248-252.

General Discussion

Alternanthera pungens Kunth has been reported in our area, but no specimens have been seen.