Tridax procumbens L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 900 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Mexico to Tropical America. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome. It is used to treat unspecified medicinal disorders, as animal food and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Native to:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Aruba, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil South, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Peru, Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

Introduced into:

Andaman Is., Angola, Assam, Bangladesh, Benin, Botswana, Burkina, Cambodia, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Caroline Is., Chad, Chagos Archipelago, China Southeast, Christmas I., Cocos (Keeling) Is., Comoros, Congo, East Himalaya, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Fiji, Florida, Gabon, Gilbert Is., Gulf of Guinea Is., Hainan, Hawaii, India, Ivory Coast, Japan, Kazan-retto, KwaZulu-Natal, Laccadive Is., Laos, Line Is., Madagascar, Malaya, Maldives, Mali, Marianas, Marquesas, Marshall Is., Mauritius, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nauru, Nepal, New Caledonia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Nicobar Is., Nigeria, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Pakistan, Philippines, Phoenix Is., Queensland, Rodrigues, Réunion, Seychelles, Society Is., South China Sea, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Swaziland, Taiwan, Texas, Thailand, Togo, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen, Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Balkrishna, A. (2018). Flora of Morni Hills (Research & Possibilities): 1-581. Divya Yoga Mandir Trust.
  • Barooah, C. & Ahmed, I. (2014). Plant diversity of Assam. A checklist of Angiosperms and Gymnosperms: 1-599. Assam science technology and environment council, India.
  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Ghafoor, A. & al. (2021). Flora of Pakistan 224: 1-310. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Kiew, R. & al. (eds.) (2021). Malayan Forest Records 49: 1-403.
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  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.
  • Pruski, J.F. (ed.) (2018). Flora Mesoamericana 5(2): 1-608. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
  • Roskov Y. & al. (eds.) (2018). Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands.
  • Turner, I.M. (1995). A catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Malaya. Gardens' Bulletin Singapore 47(1): 1-346.

Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

  • Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Flora of West Tropical Africa

  • Berhaut Fl. Sén. 70.
  • Hutch. in Kew Bull. 1921: 381
  • Sp. Pl. 900 (1753)
  • Trochain Mém. I.F.A.N. 2: 385 (1940)

Useful Plants of Boyacá Project

  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Castro, C. (Proveedor de metadatos), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). Versión 11.0. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Kew Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) https://www.kew.org/science/data-and-resources/tools-and-services/medicinal-plant-names-services in The State of the World’s Plants Report–2016. (2016). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew https://stateoftheworldsplants.org

Kew Backbone Distributions

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  • Barthelat, F. (2019). La flore illustrée de Mayotte: 1-687. Biotope éditions.
  • Beentje, H.J. (2021). Flore du Gabon 56: 1-148. Muséum National D'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Koyama, H., Bunwong, S., Pornpongrungrueng, P. & Hind, D.J.N. (2016). Flora of Thailand 13(2): 143-428. The Forest Herbarium, Royal Forest Department.
  • Liogier, A.H. (1996). Flora de la Española 8: 1-588. Instituto Tecnológico de Santo Domingo.
  • Lorence, D.H. & Wagnwe, W.L. (2020). Flora of the Marquesas Islands 2: 413-1135. National Tropical Botanic Garden, Smithsonian, DRPF.

Flora of Somalia

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Flora of Tropical East Africa

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  • L., Sp. Pl.: 900 (1753).
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Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

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  • Garcia, H. (1992). Flora Medicinal de Colombia. Botánica Médica. Segunda Edición. Tercer Mundo Editores. Tomo III.
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humbodlt (2014). Plantas alimenticias y medicinales nativas de Colombia. 2567 registros, aportados por: Castellanos, C. (Contacto del recurso), Valderrama, N. (Creador del recurso, Autor), Bernal, Y. (Autor), García, N. (Autor). http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=ls_colombia_magnoliophyta_2014
  • Instituto de Investigación de Recursos Biológicos Alexander von Humboldt (2019). Lista de especies vedadas por la resolución 213 de 1977. 8256 especies. http://i2d.humboldt.org.co/ceiba/resource.do?r=le_plantaspriorizadas_2019
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  • Willis, K.J. (ed.) (2017). State of the World’s Plants 2017. Report. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Apr 1, 2009 Diwol Sundaling [142157], Sabah K000610490 No
Jul 1, 1996 Hind, D.J.N. [PCD3612], Bahia K000053733 Yes
Nov 1, 1993 Queiroz, L.P. [3206], Bahia K000053734 Yes
Oct 1, 1993 Guedes, M.L. [3], Bahia K000053735 Yes
Feb 1, 1993 Agra, M.F. [1299], Paraíba K000054476 Yes
Feb 1, 1993 Agra, M.F. [1327], Paraíba K000054478 Yes
Feb 1, 1993 Agra, M.F. [1299], Paraíba K000054477 Yes
Ash [527], Ethiopia 38804.000 No
Adams, C.D., Ghana 4762.000 No
Bodine, S. [172], Tanzania K000612937 No
Randriamampionona, B. [797], Madagascar K000662259 No
Silva, M.A. [4434], Brazil K001031669 Yes
Souza, V.C. [17018], Brazil K001031671 Yes
Krapovickas, A. [43073], Brazil K001031673 Yes
Ferreira, W.M. [1640], Brazil K001031674 Yes
Lemos, J.R. [172], Brazil K001031670 Yes
Hatschbach, G. [58922], Brazil K001031672 Yes
s.coll. [Cat. no. 3197] K001118768 Yes

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