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Taxon: Salpichroa origanifolia (Lam.) Thell.

Genus: Salpichroa
Family: Solanaceae subfamily: Solanoideae
Nomen number: 102338
Place of publication: Fl. adv. Montpellier 452. 1912 Jan (Mém. Soc. Sci. Nat. Math. Cherbourg 38(sér. 4, vol. 8):452. 1912) (H. E. Baillon, Hist. pl. 9:288, t. 363. 1888, nom. nud.)
Name verified on: 20-Mar-1987 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 03-Apr-2013
No species priority site assigned.


Common names:

  • cock's-eggs   (Source: Hortus 3 ) – English
  • pampas lily-of-the-valley   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

    Brazil: Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina
    Western South America: Bolivia - Chuquisaca, Cochabamba, La Paz, Santa Cruz, Tarija; Peru - Cuzco
    Southern South America: Argentina - Buenos Aires, Catamarca, Chaco, Cordoba, Corrientes, Entre Rios, Federal District, Formosa, Jujuy, La Rioja, Rio Negro, Salta; Chile; Paraguay - Amambay, Central, Neembucu, Paraguari; Uruguay - Rocha

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores, Madeira Islands; Spain - Canary Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco; Tunisia
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
    Northern Europe: United Kingdom
    Southeastern Europe: Italy
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia
    South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, Texas
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California
    Mexico [n.]

  • also cultivated




Check other web resources for Salpichroa origanifolia (Lam.) Thell.:

Check other web resources for images:

  • Google Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.
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USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
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