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Taxon: Stachytarpheta cayennensis (Rich.) Vahl

Genus: Stachytarpheta
Family: Verbenaceae.
Nomen number: 35416
Place of publication: Enum. pl. 1:208. 1804 "cajanensis"
Name verified on: 10-Aug-2011 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 10-Aug-2011
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • blue snakeweed   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • bluetop   (Source: J Adel BG 14:151.) – English
  • Cayenne snakeweed   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • dark-blue snakeweed   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • nettle-leaf porterweed   (Source: HortScience 44:1849) – English
  • rattail   (Source: F LAnt [as S. urticifolia]) – English
  • rough-leaf false vervain   (Source: Noxweed Aust ) – English
  • snakeweed   (Source: J Adel BG 14:151.) – English
  • honagasō   (Source: F Japan [as S. urticifolia]) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • gervão-urticante   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005 [as S. urticifolia]) – Portuguese (Brazil)

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Quintana Roo, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Antigua and Barbuda; Barbados; Cuba; Dominica; Dominican Republic; Grenada; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Jamaica; Martinique; Montserrat; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; St. Vincent and Grenadines - St. Vincent; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil - Acre, Amapa, Amazonas, Bahia, Ceara, Federal District, Goias, Maranhao, Mato Grosso, Minas Gerais, Para, Parana, Pernambuco, Rio Grande do Sul, Rio de Janeiro, Sao Paulo
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador - El Oro, Galapagos Islands, Guayas, Imbabura, Loja, Los Rios, Morona-Santiago, Napo, Pastaza, Pichincha, Zamora-Chinchipe; Peru - Amazonas, Cajamarca, Cuzco, Huanuco, Junin, Loreto, Madre de Dios, San Martin, Ucayali
    Southern South America: Argentina - Corrientes, Entre Rios, Jujuy, Misiones, Salta; Paraguay

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    East Tropical Africa: Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Cameroon
    West Tropical Africa: Ghana; Liberia; Nigeria; Sierra Leone
    South Tropical Africa: Mozambique; Zimbabwe
    Western Indian Ocean: Mauritius
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: India; Sri Lanka
    Malesia: Christmas Island; Indonesia; Papua New Guinea
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - Northern Territory, Queensland
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
    Northwestern Pacific: Guam; Micronesia; Northern Mariana Islands; Palau
    South-Central Pacific: Cook Islands; French Polynesia
    Southwestern Pacific: American Samoa; Fiji; Kiribati - Gilbert Islands; New Caledonia; Niue; Solomon Islands; Tonga; Vanuatu; Wallis and Futuna Islands
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Puerto Rico

References:

  • Adams, C. 1972. Flowering plants of Jamaica.
  • Atkins, S. 2005. The genus Stachytarpheta (Verbenaceae) in Brazil. Kew Bull. 60:176–186.
  • 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.
  • Burkart, A. E., ed. 1969–. Flora ilustrada de Entre Rios.
  • CONABIO. Comisión Nacional para el Conocimiento y Uso de la Biodiversidad en Mexico. Sistema Integrado de Información Taxonómica (SIIT) (on-line resource).
  • Cabrera, A. L., dir. 1977–. Flora de la provincia de Jujuy, Republica Argentina.
  • Exell, A. W. et al., eds. 1960–. Flora zambesiaca.
  • Forzza, R. C. et al., coord. Lista de espécies da flora do Brasil (on-line resource).
  • Gómez-Pompa, A. & V. Sosa, eds. 1978–. Flora de Veracruz.
  • Görts-van Rijn, A. R. A., ed. 1986–. Flora of the Guianas.
  • Groth, D. 2005. pers. comm. [re. Brazilian common names].
  • 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).
  • Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian plant common name database (on-line resource).
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. 1993–. Flora of Japan. [= S. urticifolia].
  • Jardín Botánico Nacional. 1998–. Flora de la República de Cuba.
  • 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.
  • Lazarides, M. & B. Hince. 1993. CSIRO Handbook of Economic Plants of Australia.
  • León (J. S. Sauget) & Alain (E. E. Liogier). 1946–1962. Flora de Cuba.; suppl. 1969
  • Liogier, A. H. 1981–. Flora of Hispaniola: Part 1; La Flora de la Española. Part II-.
  • Liogier, H. A. 1984–. Descriptive flora of Puerto Rico and adjacent islands.
  • Macbride, J. F. et al., eds. 1936–1971. Flora of Peru.; new ser. 1980-
  • Moldenke, H. N. 1980. A sixth summary of the Verbenaceae, Avicenniaceae, Stilbaceae, Chloanthaceae, Symphoremaceae, Nyctanthaceae, and Eriocaulaceae of the world as to valid taxa, geographic distribution and synonymy. Phytologia Mem. 2:1–629.
  • Munir, A. A. 1992. A taxonomic revision of the genus Stachytarpheta Vahl (Verbenaceae) in Australia. J. Adelaide Bot. Gard. 14:145–151.
  • Nasir, E. & S. I. Ali, eds. 1970–. Flora of [West] Pakistan.
  • Nelson, C. H. N. 2008. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares de Honduras.
  • Parsons, W. T. & E. G. Cuthbertson. 1992. Noxious weeds of Australia.
  • Standley, P. C. & J. A. Steyermark. 1946–1976. Flora of Guatemala.
  • Stevens, W. D. et al., eds. 2001. Flora de Nicaragua. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 85(1-3).
  • Steyermark, J. A. et al., eds. 1995–. Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana.
  • Turrill, W. B. et al., eds. 1952–. Flora of tropical East Africa.
  • Weber, E. 2003. Invasive plant species of the world: a reference guide to environmental weeds.
  • Wilson, S. B. et al. 2009. Seed production and viability of eight porterweed selections grown in northern and southern Florida. HortScience 44:1842–1849.
  • Woodson, R. E. & R. W. Schery, eds. 1943–1980. Flora of Panama.
  • Zuloaga, F. O. & O. Morrone, eds. 1996. 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., 1999
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