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Taxon: Caperonia palustris (L.) A. St.-Hil.

Genus: Caperonia
Family: Euphorbiaceae subfamily: Acalyphoideae tribe: Chrozophoreae subtribe: Ditaxinae.
Nomen number: 451352
Place of publication: Hist. pl. remarq. Brésil 245. 1826
Name verified on: 14-Aug-2006 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 28-Dec-2006
No species priority site assigned.

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

Common names:

  • male coq d'Inde   (Source: F LAnt ) – French
  • ortie grosse   (Source: F LAnt ) – Spanish
  • ortis-savane   (Source: F LAnt ) – Spanish
  • sacatrapo   (Source: F Florida ) – Spanish

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southern Mexico: Mexico - Campeche, Chiapas, Colima, Guerrero, Jalisco, Morelos, Oaxaca, Tabasco, Veracruz
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Caribbean: Cuba; Dominican Republic; Guadeloupe; Haiti; Martinique; Puerto Rico; St. Lucia; Trinidad and Tobago - Trinidad
    Mesoamerica: Belize; Costa Rica; El Salvador; Guatemala; Honduras; Nicaragua; Panama
    Northern South America: French Guiana; Guyana; Suriname; Venezuela
    Brazil: Brazil
    Western South America: Bolivia; Colombia; Ecuador; Peru
    Southern South America: Argentina; Paraguay; Uruguay

      Naturalized:
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States [s.e.]
  • also naturalized elsewhere

References:

  • Boggan, J. et al. 1997. Checklist of the plants of the Guianas, ed. 2.
  • Brako, L. & J. L. Zarucchi. 1993. Catalogue of the flowering plants and gymnosperms of Peru. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 45.
  • Govaerts, R. et al. 2000. World checklist and bibliography of Euphorbiaceae.
  • Howard, R. 1974–1989. Flora of the lesser Antilles.
  • Jørgensen, P. M. & S. León-Yánez, eds. 1999. Catalogue of the vascular plants of Ecuador. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 75.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden. W³Tropicos (on-line resource).
  • 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).
  • Wunderlin, R. P. 1998. Guide to the vascular plants of Florida.
  • 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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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Caperonia palustris (L.) A. St.-Hil.:


Images:

  • Seed: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • 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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URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?451352 (22 July 2014)

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