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Taxon: Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don

Genus: Clidemia
Family: Melastomataceae.
Nomen number: 10919
Place of publication: Mem. Wern. Nat. Hist. Soc. 4:309. 1823
Name verified on: 06-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
HI(var. hirta)*°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • curse   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • Koster's-curse   (Source: F Hawaii ) – English
  • soapbush   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • canot-macaque   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • caiuia   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • camasey   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized in paleotropics

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Clidemia hirta (L.) D. Don:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images 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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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?10919 (26 November 2014)

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