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Taxon: Alectra spp.*

Genus: Alectra
Family: Orobanchaceae. Also placed in: Scrophulariaceae
Nomen number: 413714
Comment: *catch-all record for unidentified or unnamed plants of Alectra
Name verified on: 03-Jun-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-Feb-2012
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A FEDERAL AND STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared noxious weed by USDA-APHIS.
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:
AL*, FL*, MA*, NC*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northeast Tropical Africa: Chad; Eritrea; Ethiopia; Somalia; Sudan
    East Tropical Africa: Kenya; Tanzania; Uganda
    West-Central Tropical Africa: Burundi; Cameroon; Central African Republic; Congo; Rwanda; Zaire
    West Tropical Africa: Benin; Cote D'Ivoire; Ghana; Guinea; Guinea-Bissau; Liberia; Mali; Niger; Nigeria; Senegal; Sierra Leone; Togo
    South Tropical Africa: Angola; Malawi; Mozambique; Zambia; Zimbabwe
    Southern Africa: Botswana; Lesotho; Namibia; South Africa - Eastern Cape, Free State, Gauteng, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Mpumalanga, North West, Transvaal, Western Cape; Swaziland
    Western Indian Ocean: Madagascar; Mauritius
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Arabian Peninsula: Yemen
    China: China - Guangdong, Guangxi, Yunnan
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan; India; Nepal
    Indo-China: Laos; Myanmar; Thailand; Vietnam
    Malesia: Indonesia; Malaysia; Philippines
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay

      Naturalized:
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: West Indies
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; Guatemala; Nicaragua; Panama

References:

More:

Check other web resources for Alectra spp.:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • 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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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?413714 (24 October 2014)

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