Waltheria americana L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 673 (1753)
This name is a synonym of Waltheria indica

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2015). Flora of North America North of Mexico 6: 1-468. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Goodwin, Z.A. & al. (2013). A checklist of the vascular plants of the lowland savannas of Belize, Central America. Phytotaxa 101: 1-119. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Hokche, O., Berry, P.E. & Huber, O. (eds.) (2008). Nuevo Catálogo de la Flora Vascular de Venezuela: 1-859. Fundación Instituto Botánico de Venezuela. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Hutchinson, J., Dalziel, J.M. & Keay, R.W.J. (1954-1958). Flora of West Tropical Africa, ed. 2, 1: 1-828. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Idárraga-Piedrahita, A., Ortiz, R.D.C., Callejas Posada, R. & Merello, M. (eds.) (2011). Flora de Antioquia: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares 2: 1-939. Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Robyns, W. & al. (eds.) (1948-1963). Flore du Congo Belge et du Ruanda-Urundi 1-10. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Rondón, J.B. (2008). Revisión taxonómica del gênero Walteria L. (Sterculiaceae) en Venezuela. Ernstia 18: 7-36. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Saunders, J.G. (2011). Resurrection of the Maui endemic Waltheria pyrolifolia (Sterculiaceae, Hermannieeae). Darwiniana 49: 76-85. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Smith, A.C. (1981). Flora Vitiensis Nova. A new flora for Fiji (Spermatophytes only) 2: 1-810. Pacific Tropical Botanical Garden, Lawai. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Sykes, W.R. (2016). Flora of the Cook Islands: 1-973. National Tropical Botanical Garden, Hawaii. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Thulin, M. (ed.) in Thulin, M. (ed.) (1999). Flora of Somalia 2: 1-303. The Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Wu, Z., Raven, P.H. & Hong, D. (eds.) (2007). Flora of China 12: 1-534. Science Press (Beijing) & Missouri Botanical Garden Press (St. Louis). [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Yan, X.L. & Ma, J.S. (2011). Nomenclatural notes on alien invasive vascular plants in China. Plant Diversity and Resources 33: 132-142. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • Zizka, G. (1991). Flowering plants of Easter island. Palmarum Hortus Francofurtensis 3: 1-108. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]
  • van Proosdij, A.S.J. (2012). Arnoldo's Zakflora, ed. 4: 1-318. Walburg Pers, Zutphen. [Cited as Waltheria indica.]

Other Data

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