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genus

joyweed
Alternanthera Forssk.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Amaranthaceae »  subfamily Gomphrenoideae

Included taxa

Number of records: 35

species Alternanthera angustifolia R. Br. - Narrow-leaved Joyweed
species Alternanthera aquatica (Parodi) Chodat - Hassler's Alternanthera

Alternanthera aquatica - 0000000001 1

species Alternanthera areschougii R.E.Fr.
species Alternanthera bettzichiana (Regel) G.Nicholson - Calicoplant

Alternanthera bettzichiana - 0000000001 1

species Alternanthera brasiliana (L.) Kuntze - Brazilian Joyweed

Alternanthera brasiliana - 0000000001 1

species Alternanthera caracasana Kunth - Washerwoman
species Alternanthera corymbiformis Eliasson
species Alternanthera crucis (Moq.) Boldingh - West Indian Joyweed
species Alternanthera denticulata R. Br. - Lesser Joyweed
species Alternanthera echinocephala (Hook. f.) Christoph.
species Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) Beauv. - Parrot-leaf
species Alternanthera filifolia (Hook. f.) Howell
species Alternanthera flavescens Kunth - Yellow Joyweed
species Alternanthera flavicoma (Andersson) J.T. Howell
species Alternanthera flavogrisea Urban - Hairy Joyweed
species Alternanthera galapagensis (Stewart) J.T. Howell
species Alternanthera grandis Eliasson
species Alternanthera helleri (B.L. Rob.) J.T. Howell
species Alternanthera longipes (Moq.) Benth.
species Alternanthera maritima (Mart.) St.-Hil. - Seaside Joyweed
species Alternanthera microcephala (Moq.) Schinz
species Alternanthera nahui Heenan & de Lange
species Alternanthera nana R. Br. - Hairy Joyweed

Alternanthera nana - 000000000101000

species Alternanthera nesiotes I.M. Johnst.
species Alternanthera nodiflora R. Br. - Common Joyweed
species Alternanthera paronichyoides St.-Hil. - Smooth Joyweed

Alternanthera paronichyoides - 0000000001 1

species Alternanthera philoxeroides (Mart.) Griseb. - Alligatorweed
species Alternanthera porrigens Kuntze

Alternanthera porrigens - 0000000000 1

species Alternanthera pungens Kunth - Khakiweed

Alternanthera pungens - 0000000001 1

species Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R. Br. ex DC. - Rabbit-meat

Alternanthera sessilis - 000000000111

species Alternanthera snodgrassii (B.L. Rob.) J.T. Howell
species Alternanthera spinosa (Hornem.) Schult.
species Alternanthera tenella Colla

Alternanthera tenella - 0000000001 1


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 Forssk.]
Data retrieved on: 19 September 2019

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