Dichondra micrantha Urb.

First published in Symb. Antill. 9: 243 (1924)
This species is accepted
The native range of this species is Texas to Mexico, Caribbean. It is a subshrub and grows primarily in the subtropical biome. It is used as a poison and a medicine, has environmental uses and for food.

Distribution

Doubtfully present in:

Qinghai

Native to:

Bahamas, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Jamaica, Mexico Central, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Southwest, Puerto Rico, Texas

Introduced into:

Alabama, Albania, Angola, Arizona, Azores, Belgium, Brazil North, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Burundi, California, Cameroon, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Central African Republic, Chile South, China South-Central, China Southeast, Colombia, Cyprus, East Aegean Is., East Himalaya, Egypt, Ethiopia, Florida, Free State, Georgia, Great Britain, Greece, Hainan, Hawaii, India, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Madagascar, Madeira, Malawi, Mali, Maryland, Mauritania, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Philippines, Portugal, Qinghai, Queensland, Rwanda, Saudi Arabia, Socotra, Somalia, South Australia, Sri Lanka, St.Helena, Sudan, Taiwan, Tanzania, Thailand, Tibet, Turkey, Uganda, Uruguay, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia, Yemen, Yugoslavia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
  • Alfarhan, A. & Thomas, J. in Chaudhary, S.A. (2001). Saudi Arabian CNV + CUS. Flora of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia 2(2): 156-222. Ministry of Agriculture & Water, Riyadh.
  • Austin, D.F. in Correll, D.S. & Correll, H.B. (1982). Convolvulaceae. Flora of the Bahama Archipelago: 1161-1190. J.Cramer, Vaduz.
  • Barina, Z., Pifkó, D. & Rakaj, M. (2015). Contributions to the flora of Albania, 5. Studia Botanica Hungarica 46: 119-140.
  • Bianchini, R.S., Ferreira, P.P.A. in Forzza, R.C. et al. (2010). Convolvulaceae. Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Carranza, E. (2008). Convolvulaceae II. Flora del Bajío y de regiones adyacentes 155: 1-107.
  • Chang, C.S., Kim, H. & Chang, K.S. (2014). Provisional checklist of vascular plants for the Korea peninsula flora (KPF): 1-660. DESIGNPOST.
  • Dobignard, A. & C. Chatelain in Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Convolvulaceae. Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 3: 331-351. Conservatoire et Jardin Botanique de la ville de Genève.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae. Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Garcia-Mendoza, A.J. & Meave, J.A. (eds.) (2012). Diversidad florística de Oaxaca: de musgos a angiospermas (colecciones y listas de especies), ed. 2: 1-351. Instituto de Biología, Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México.
  • Govaerts, R. (2000). World Checklist of Seed Plants Database in ACCESS D: 1-30141.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., & Long, G. (1986). Med-checklist 3: Dicotyledones (Convolvulaceae - Labiatae) 3: 1-395. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, Ville de Genève.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 88-93.
  • Johnson, R.W. (2012). Convolvulaceae. Australian Plant Census Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.
  • Kartesz, J.T. in Kartesz, J.T. (1994). Convolvulaceae. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland: 217-221. Timber Press.
  • Knapp, W.M. & Naczi, R.F.C. (2021). Vascular plants of Maryland, USA. A comprehensive account of the state's botanical diversity. Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 113: 1-151.
  • Lee, Yong No in Lee, Yong No (2002). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Korea 1: 652-656. Kyo-Hak Publ. Co., Ltd.
  • Liogier, A.H. in Liogier, A. H. (1994). Convolvulaceae. La flora de la Española 6: 49-114. Universidad Central del Este.
  • Meeuse, A.D.J. & W.G. Welman (2000). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Southern Africa 28: 1-138. Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora Cyprus CNV. Flora of Cyprus 2: 1166-1179. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Mill, R.R. (1999). Fl. Bhutan Convolvulaceae. Flora of Bhutan 2(2): 834-862. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Muer, T., Sauerbier, H. & Cabrara Calixto, F. (2020). Die Farn- und Blütenpflanzen Madeiras: 1-792. Verlag und Versandbuchhandlung Andreas Kleinsteuber.
  • Mwanga Mwanga, I.J.-C.M., Sosef, M.S.M. & Simões, A.R.G. (2022). Flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre - Rwanda - Burundi), n.s., Convolvulaceae: 1-252. Jardin Botanique National de Belgique, Meise.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Schäfer, H. (2021). Flora of the Azores a field guide: 1-445. Margraf Publishers GmbH.
  • Shinners, L. in Correll, D.S. & M.C Johnston (1970). Convolvulaceae. Manual of the vascular plants of Texas: 1241-1261. Texas Research Foundation.
  • Spaulding, D. in Spaulding, D. (2013). Convolvulaceae. Checklist of Alabama's vascular flora: 137-139.
  • Staples, G. (2018). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 36: 1-406. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Staples, G. (with P. Traiperm) (2010). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Thailand 10: 330-468. The Forest Herbarium, National Park, Wildlife and Plant Conservation Department, Bangkok.
  • Staples, G. W. & P. Traiperm (2008). New species, new combinations and new records in Convolvulaceae for the Flora of Thailand.. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 86-108.
  • Tharp, B.C. & M.C. Johnston (1961). Recharacterization of Dichondra (Convolvulaceae) and a revision of the North American species.. Brittonia 13: 346-360.
  • Tisserant, P. Ch. (1950). Catalogue de la flora de l'Oubangui-Chari. Mémoires de l'Institut d'Études Centrafricaines 2: 1-166.
  • Turland, N.J. in Press, J.R. & Short, M.J. (eds.) (1994). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Madeira: 266-271. HMSO.
  • Valentine, D.H. et al. in Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Convolvulaceae. Flora Europaea 3: 74-83. Cambridge University Press.
  • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F. & Kit Tan (2015). New floristic records in the Balkans: 26. Phytologia Balcanica 21: 53-91.
  • Wagner et al. in Wagner, W.L., D.R. herbst, N. Khan, & T. Flynn (2012). Haw. Vas. Pl. Updates Convolvulaceae. Hawaiian Vascular Plant Updates: a supplement to the Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'I and Hawai'I's Ferns and Fern Allies: 29-30. Smithsonian Institution, Dept. Botany.
  • Webb, C.J., W.R. Sykes, & P.J. Garnock-Jones (1988). Fl. New Zealand Convolvulaceae - naturalised. Flora of New Zealand 4: 547-560+1289. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Yamazaki, T. (1993). Fl. Japan Convolvulaceae. Flora of Japan IIIa: 195-205. Kodansha Ltd., Tokyo.

An alternative taxonomy had been proposed by the following authorities:

  • Adams, C.D. in Adams, C.D. (1972). Flowering Plants of Jamaica: 601-614. University of the West Indies, Mona. [Cited as Dichondra repens, morphotype 1.]
  • Heine, H. (1984). Fl. Nouv. Caléd. & Dépend. Convolvulaceae. Flore de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et Dépendances 13: 1-91. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris. [Cited as Dichondra repens J.R. & G.Forst..]
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski (1993). Les Convolvulaceae dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre, Rwanda, Burundi). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica 38: 351-400. [Cited as Dichondra repens.]
  • Leon, H. & Alain, H. in Leon, H. (1957). Convolvulaceae. Flora de Cuba 4: 218-248. Cultural S. A., La Habana. [Cited as Dichondra repens sensu auct..]
  • Tan, K. & J. Zielinski in Davis, P.H. (ed.) (2000 publ. 2001). Convolvulus additions to Fl. Turkey, suppl. 2. Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 11: 186. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh. [Cited as Dichondra repens misapplied.]
  • Verdcourt, B. (1978). Corrections and additions to the 'Flora of Tropical East Africa: Convolvulaceae': IV. Kew Bulletin 33: 159-168. [Cited as Dichondra repens.]

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

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Baker, J.G. & A.B. Rendle in Thiselton-Dyer, W.T. et al. (eds.) (1905). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Tropical Africa 4(2): 62-206. Secretary of State for the Colonies.
  • Barina, Z., Pifkó, D. & Rakaj, M. (2015). Contributions to the flora of Albania, 5. Studia Botanica Hungarica 46: 119-140.
  • Bianchini, R.S., Ferreira, P.P.A. in Forzza, R.C. et al. (2010). Convolvulaceae. Lista de Espécies da Flora do Brasil Jardim Botânico do Rio de Janeiro.
  • Boulos, L. (2000). Flora of Egypt 2: 1-352. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Carranza, E. (2008). Convolvulaceae II. Flora del Bajío y de regiones adyacentes 155: 1-107.
  • Clarke, C.B. in Hooker, J.D. (1883). Fl. Br. India Convolvulaceae. Flora of British India 4: 179-228 + 734.
  • Deroin, T. (2001). Convolvulaceae. Flore de Madagascar et des Comores (Plantes Vasculaires) 171: 11-287. Typographie Firmin-Didot et Cie., Paris.
  • Fang, R.-Z. & Staples, G. (1995). Convolvulaceae. Flora of China 16: 271-325. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
  • Funez, L.A. & al. (2017). Fifty-five new records of vascular plants, and other discoveries for the flora of Santa Catarina, southern Brazil. Webbia; Raccolta de Scritti Botanici 72: 221-275.
  • Greuter, W., Burdet, H.M., & Long, G. (1986). Med-checklist 3: Dicotyledones (Convolvulaceae - Labiatae) 3: 1-395. Conservatoire et Jardin botaniques, Ville de Genève.
  • Hansen, A. & Sunding, P. (1993). Flora of Macaronesia. Checklist of vascular plants. 4. revised edition. Sommerfeltia 17: 88-93.
  • Heine, H. in Hutchinson, J. & Dalziel, J.M. (1963). Convolvulaceae. Flora of West Tropical Africa, second edition 2: 335-352 + 496. Crown Agents for Oversea Governments and Administrations.
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  • Johnson, R.W. (2012). Convolvulaceae. Australian Plant Census Council of Heads of Australian Herbaria.
  • Lee, Yong No in Lee, Yong No (2002). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Korea 1: 652-656. Kyo-Hak Publ. Co., Ltd.
  • Lejoly, J. & S. Lisowski (1993). Les Convolvulaceae dans la flore d'Afrique Centrale (Zaïre, Rwanda, Burundi). Fragmenta Floristica et Geobotanica 38: 351-400.
  • Liogier, A.H. in Liogier, A. H. (1994). Convolvulaceae. La flora de la Española 6: 49-114. Universidad Central del Este.
  • Liogier, H.A. & L.F. Martorell in Liogier, H.A. & Martorell, L.F. (2000). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Puerto Rico and Adjacent Islands: a Systematic Synopsis: 162-167. Editorial de la Universidad de Puerto Rico, San Juan.
  • Matuda, E. in Matuda, E. (1966). Las Convolvulaceas del estado de Mexico. Las Convolvulaceae del estado de Mexico: 1-56. Govierno del Estado de Mexico, Direccion de Agricultura y Ganaderia.
  • Meeuse, A.D.J. & W.G. Welman (2000). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Southern Africa 28: 1-138. Botanical Research Institute, Department of Agriculture.
  • Meikle, R.D. (1985). Flora Cyprus CNV. Flora of Cyprus 2: 1166-1179. The Bentham-Moxon Trust Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Meisner, C.F. in Martius, C.F.P.von & auct. suc. (eds.) (1869). Convolvulaceae. Flora Brasiliensis 7: 199-370.
  • Mill, R.R. (1999). Fl. Bhutan Convolvulaceae. Flora of Bhutan 2(2): 834-862. Royal Botanic Gardens, Edinburgh.
  • Miller, A.G. & M. Morris in Miller, A.G. & M. Morris (2004). Ethnofl. Soqotra Archipel. Convolvulaceae + Cuscutaceae. Ethnoflora of the Soqotra Archipelago: 516-524. Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh.
  • O'Donell, C.A. (1959). Convolvuloideas de Uruguay. Lilloa 29: 349-376. Universidad Nacional de Tucuman, Instituto 'Miguel Lillo'.
  • Ooststroom, S.J. van & R.D. Hoogland (1953). Convolvulaceae. Flora Malesiana 4: 388-512. Noordhoff-Kolff N.V., Djakarta.
  • Retief, E. & Meyer, N.L. (2017). Plants of the Free State inventory and identification guide. Strelitzia 38: 1-1236. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Spaulding, D. in Spaulding, D. (2013). Convolvulaceae. Checklist of Alabama's vascular flora: 137-139.
  • Staples, G. (2018). Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viêt-Nam 36: 1-406. Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle, Paris.
  • Staples, G. W. & P. Traiperm (2008). New species, new combinations and new records in Convolvulaceae for the Flora of Thailand.. Thai Forest Bulletin (Botany) 36: 86-108.
  • Tan, K. & J. Zielinski in Davis, P.H. (ed.) (2000 publ. 2001). Convolvulus additions to Fl. Turkey, suppl. 2. Flora of Turkey and the East Aegean Islands 11: 186. Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh.
  • Tharp, B.C. & M.C. Johnston (1961). Recharacterization of Dichondra (Convolvulaceae) and a revision of the North American species.. Brittonia 13: 346-360.
  • Tisserant, P. Ch. (1950). Catalogue de la flora de l'Oubangui-Chari. Mémoires de l'Institut d'Études Centrafricaines 2: 1-166.
  • Turland, N.J. in Press, J.R. & Short, M.J. (eds.) (1994). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Madeira: 266-271. HMSO.
  • USDA, NRCS (2005- continuously updated). Natural Resources Conservation Services Plant Database http://plants.usda.gov/cgi_bin/topics.cgi?earl=checklist.html.
  • Valentine, D.H. et al. in Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1972). Convolvulaceae. Flora Europaea 3: 74-83. Cambridge University Press.
  • Verdcourt, B. (1963). Convolvulaceae. Flora of Tropical East Africa: 1-161.
  • Vladimirov, V., Dane, F. & Kit Tan (2015). New floristic records in the Balkans: 26. Phytologia Balcanica 21: 53-91.
  • Wagner et al. in Wagner, W.L., D.R. herbst, N. Khan, & T. Flynn (2012). Haw. Vas. Pl. Updates Convolvulaceae. Hawaiian Vascular Plant Updates: a supplement to the Manual of the Flowering Plants of Hawai'I and Hawai'I's Ferns and Fern Allies: 29-30. Smithsonian Institution, Dept. Botany.
  • Webb, C.J., W.R. Sykes, & P.J. Garnock-Jones (1988). Fl. New Zealand Convolvulaceae - naturalised. Flora of New Zealand 4: 547-560+1289. R.E.Owen, Government Printer, Wellington.
  • Wood, J.R.I. in Wood, J.R.I. (1997). Handb. Yemen Fl. Convolvulaceae. A Handbook of the Yemen Flora: 230-236. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia

  • Diazgranados et al. (2021). Catalogue of plants of Colombia. Useful Plants and Fungi of Colombia project. In prep.
  • Diazgranados, M., Allkin, B., Black N., Cámara-Leret, R., Canteiro C., Carretero J., Eastwood R., Hargreaves S., Hudson A., Milliken W., Nesbitt, M., Ondo, I., Patmore, K., Pironon, S., Turner, R., Ulian, T. (2020). World Checklist of Useful Plant Species. Produced by the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Knowledge Network for Biocomplexity.
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  • IUCN (2021). The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-2. https://www.iucnredlist.org.
  • Medicinal Plant Names Services (MPNS) v.10 (2021); http://mpns.kew.org/
  • PROTA (2021). Plants Resources of Tropical Africa. https://prota4u.org/database/

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Dec 1, 1969 Hepper, F.N. [1861] Cameroon K000028546 Yes

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