Alternanthera ficoidea

(Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois

Fl. Oware 2: 66. 1818.

Common names: Sanguina rea
Basionym: Gomphrena ficoidea Linnaeus Sp. Pl. 1: 225. 1753, name conserved
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 449. Mentioned on page 448.

Distribution

Fla., Tex., Mexico, West Indies, Central America, South America

Discussion

Varieties 3 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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Steven E. Clemants +
(Linnaeus) Palisot de Beauvois +
Gomphrena ficoidea +
lanceolate +  and ovate ovate-rhombic or obovate-rhombic +
Sanguina rea +
Fla. +, Tex. +, Mexico +, West Indies +, Central America +  and South America +
peripheral +
hypogynous +
minute +  and small +
not +  and dehiscent +
several-flowered +
globose +  and cylindric +
pedunculate +  and sessile +
terminal +  and axillary +
petiolate +  and sessile +
subtending +
ovoid-oblong +  and lenticular +
several-flowered +
cylindric +
decumbent +  and prostrate +
erect +  and ascending +
2-lobed +  and capitate +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br />) +
Alternanthera ficoidea +
Alternanthera +
species +
distinct +
indurate +, membranaceous +, chartaceous +  and scarious +
indehiscence +
obovoid +, ovoid +  and compressed +
perennial +  and annual +
subshrub +  and herb +