Ammannia latifolia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 119 (1753)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is New Jersey to Tropical & Subtropical America. It is an annual and grows primarily in the seasonally dry tropical biome.

Descriptions

Distribution
Biogeografic region: Caribbean. Elevation range: 0–50 m a.s.l. Native to Colombia. Colombian departments: Atlántico, Magdalena.
Habit
Herb.
[UPFC]

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

Distribution
Nativa en Colombia; Alt. 0 - 50 m.; Llanura del Caribe.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada
[CPLC]

George R. Proctor (2012). Flora of the Cayman Isands (Second Edition). Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew

Morphology General Habit
A sprawling or erect herb to 1 m tall or more, simple or much-branched; leaves linear or linear-lanceolate, 3–8 cm long, 3–10 mm broad, clasping at the base
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers solitary or 2–3 together in the leaf-axils; calyx ca. 4 mm long, the teeth indistinct or nearly obsolete, the accessory teeth much larger and spreading; petals none
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens and style enclosed by the calyx
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Capsule 4–5 mm in diameter.
Distribution
West Indies and continental tropical America.
Ecology
Commonly in swampy places.
[Cayman]

Sources

  • Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of the Cayman Islands

    • Flora of the Cayman Islands
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0