Taxon profile


West Indian Joyweed
Alternanthera crucis (Moq.) Boldingh

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Amaranthaceae »  genus Alternanthera - joyweed

Scientific synonyms

Alternanthera dolichocephala (Urban) Urban
Alternanthera portoricensis Kuntze
Achyranthes portoricensis (Kuntze) Standl.

Links and literature

EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Alternanthera crucis Bold.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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