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Taxon: Drymaria cordata (L.) Willd. ex Schult.

Genus: Drymaria
Family: Caryophyllaceae subfamily: Paronychioideae tribe: Polycarpeae.
Nomen number: 14710
Place of publication: Syst. veg. 5:406. 1819
Comments:
  • authorship verified from original literature
  • Roemer & Schultes coauthored volume 5 up through Phyteuma (p. 88)
Name verified on: 21-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Jan-2013
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:
CA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • drymaria   (Source: R. Rabeler, p.c.) – English
  • tropical chickweed   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • West Indian chickweed   (Source: F CFla ) – English
  • mourron blanc   (Source: F LAnt ) – French (Lesser Antilles)
  • petit mourron   (Source: L WEst Indies) – French (Lesser Antilles)
  • cordão-de-sapo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • erva-de-estrela   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jaboticaá   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • mastruço-do-brejo   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • matemaco   (Source: L West Indies ) – Spanish (Cuba)
  • yerba de estrella   (Source: L West Indies ) – Spanish (Puerto Rico)

Economic importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Animal food: fodder   (fide Mansf Ency)
  • Medicines: folklore   (fide R. K. Rabeler, pers. comm. 1996)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant   (fide Atlas WWeed)
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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - Galapagos Islands; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina - Catamarca, Cordoba, Jujuy, La Rioja, Misiones, Salta, Santiago del Estero, Tucuman; Chile; Paraguay - Central, Guaira, Paraguari; Uruguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Ethiopia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Gabon; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Cote D'Ivoire; Guinea; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: South Africa
    Western Indian Ocean: Comoros; Madagascar; Mauritius; Mayotte; Seychelles
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Japan - Ryukyu Islands
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    Indo-China: Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Papua New Guinea; Philippines; Singapore
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    South-Central Pacific: French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: Fiji
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Bahamas; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Hispaniola; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Netherlands Antilles - Saba; Puerto Rico; St. Kitts and Nevis; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines; Trinidad and Tobago; Virgin Islands (U.S.) - St. Croix, St. Thomas

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka

References:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & M. T. Strong. 2012. Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contr. Bot. 98.
  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Angely, J. A. 1965. Flora analitica do Parana.
  • Backer, C. A. & R. C. Bakhuizen van den Brink, Jr. 1963–1968. Flora of Java.
  • Balick, M. J. et al. 2000. Checklist of the vascular plants of Belize, with common names and uses. Mem. New York Bot. Gard. 85.
  • Bosser, J. M. et al., eds. 1976–. Flores des Mascareignes.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques & South African National Biodiversity Institute. African flowering plants database (on-line resource).
  • Correll, D. S. & H. B. Correll. 1982. Flora of the Bahama archipelago.
  • Cufodontis, G. 1953–1972. Enumeratio plantarum aethiopiae: Spermatophyta.
  • Duke, J. A. 1961. Preliminary revision of the genus Drymaria. Ann. Missouri Bot. Gard. 48:251–253.
  • Duncan, W. H. & J. T. Kartesz. 1981. Vascular flora of Georgia: an annotated checklist.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Figueiredo, E. & G. F. Smith. 2008. Plants of Angola. Strelitzia 22: 1-279.
  • Forero, E. & A. H. Gentry. 1989. Lista anotada de las plantas del Departamento del Choco, Colombia. Biblioteca Jose Jeronimo Triana no. 10, Bogota.
  • Funk, V. et al. 2007. Checklist of the plants of the Guiana Shield (Venezuela: Amazonas, Bolivar, Delta Amacuro; Guyana, Surinam, French Guiana). Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 55:1-584.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long. 1984–. Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • Hanelt, P., ed. 2001. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6.
  • Hara, H. et al. 1978–1982. An enumeration of the flowering plants of Nepal.
  • Hnatiuk, R. J. 1990. Census of Australian vascular plants. Australian Flora and Fauna Series No. 11.
  • Hokche, O. et al. 2008. Nuevo catálogo de la flora vascular de Venezola.
  • Holm, L. et al. 1979. A geographical atlas of world weeds.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Institute of Pacific Islands Forestry. Pacific Island Ecosystems at Risk (PIER): plant threats to Pacific ecosystems (on-line resource).
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan.
  • Jardin botanique national de Belgique. 1967–. Flore du Congo, du Rwanda et du Burundi (Flore d'Afrique centrale).
  • Jorgensen, P. M., ed. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Bolivia (Catalogue of vascular plants of Bolivia) (on-line resource).
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Keay, R. W. J. & F. N. Hepper. 1953–1972. Flora of west tropical Africa, ed. 2.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Liogier, H. A. & L. F. Martorell. 1982. Flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands: a systematic synopsis.
  • Matthew, K. M. 1983. The flora of the Tamilnadu Carnatic.
  • Merrill, E. D. 1922–1926. An enumeration of Philippine flowering plants.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. Flora of Mesoamerica Checklist (on-line resource).
  • Mizushima, M. 1957. A revision of Drymaria cordata Willd. (Critical studies of Japanese plants 3). J. Jap. Bot. 32:69–81.
  • Press, J. R. et al. 2000–. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource).
  • Rabeler, R. 1997. pers. comm. [re. English common names].
  • St. John, H. 1973. List and summary of the flowering plants in the Hawaiian islands.
  • Stewart, R. 1972. An annotated catalogue of the vascular plants of West Pakistan and Kashmir.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
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  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1982. Guide to the vascular plants of central Florida.
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