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  1. Family: Rubiaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Spermacoce L.
      1. Spermacoce ocymifolia Willd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Mexico to Tropical America.

    [CPLC]

    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 - 1850 m.; Amazonia, Andes, Guayana y Serranía de La Macarena, Orinoquia, Pacífico, Valle del Magdalena.
    Habit
    Hierba, subarbusto, arbusto
    Conservation
    Preocupación Menor

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Aruba, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Central American Pac, Chile North, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Netherlands Antilles, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Suriname, Trinidad-Tobago, Venezuela, Windward Is.

    Introduced into:

    Borneo, Jawa, Malaya, Maluku, New Guinea, Solomon Is., Sri Lanka, Sulawesi, Sumatera, Vietnam

    Synonyms

    Other Data

    Spermacoce ocymifolia Willd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Feb 1, 2014 Galeotti, H.G. [2626], Mexico K001060064
    Feb 1, 2014 Gardner, G. [443], Brazil K001068324
    Feb 1, 2014 Gardner, G. [443], Brazil K001068325
    Feb 1, 2014 Darwin, C.R. [158a], Brazil K001068307
    Feb 1, 2014 Groppo, M. Jr. [511], Brazil K001068327
    Feb 1, 2014 Fontana, A.P. [1224], Brazil K001068326
    Feb 1, 2014 s.coll. [745] K001060063
    Jan 1, 2014 Hassler, E. [2465], Paraguay K001060078
    Jan 1, 2014 Burchell, W.J. [8880], Brazil K001060070
    Jan 1, 2014 Morong, T. [1057], Paraguay K001060077
    Jan 1, 2014 Boone, W. [902], Brazil K001060084
    Jan 1, 2014 Hamilton, W.D. [234], Brazil K001060090
    Jan 1, 2014 Prince, A. [s.n.], Paraguay K001060076
    Mar 1, 2007 Sasaki, D. [1426], Mato Grosso K000578960
    Jun 1, 1996 Souza, M.C. [379], Brazil K001060085
    Jun 1, 1996 Souza-Stevaux, M.C. [41], Brazil K001060086
    Aug 1, 1994 Carauta, P. [445], Brazil K001060082
    Aug 1, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [3622], Brazil K001060067
    Aug 1, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [764-2], Brazil K001060068
    Aug 1, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [1740], Brazil K001060072
    Aug 1, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [3622], Brazil K001060073
    Aug 1, 1994 Burchell, W.J. [933], Brazil K001060075
    Aug 1, 1994 Miers, J. [3857], Brazil K001060079
    Aug 1, 1994 Tweedie, J. [s.n.], Brazil K001060069
    Aug 1, 1994 Pires, J.M. [50797], Brazil K001060081
    Aug 1, 1994 Daly, D.C. [198], Brazil K001060088
    Aug 1, 1994 Prance, G.T. [1902], Brazil K001060083
    Aug 1, 1994 Prance, G.T. [10869], Brazil K001060089
    Aug 1, 1994 Usteri, P.A. [185 b], Brazil K001060074
    Aug 1, 1994 Anderson, A.B. [1102], Brazil K001060091
    Aug 1, 1994 Glaziou, A.F.M. [90926], Brazil K001060065
    Aug 1, 1994 Glaziou, A.F.M. [17639], Brazil K001060066
    Aug 1, 1994 Glaziou, A.F.M. [18273], Brazil K001060071
    Aug 1, 1994 Glaziou, A.F.M. [9897], Brazil K001060080
    Aragão, J. [5077], Bahia K000173319
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001068304
    s.coll. [s.n.], Brazil K001068305
    Aug 1, 1994 Boog, W. [s.n.], Brazil Borreria ocymifolia K001212365
    Boog, W. [s.n.], Brazil Borreria ocymifolia K001212364

    Bibliography

    First published in J.J.Roemer & J.A.Schultes, Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis 3: 530 (1819)

    Accepted by

    • Middleton, J.D. (ed.) (2019). Flora of Singapore 13: 1-654. Singapore Botanic Gardens.
    • Rodrigues de Moraes, P.L., De Smedt, S. & Hjertson, M. (2014). Notes on the Brazilian plants collected by Georg Wilhelm Freyreiss and published by Carl Peter Thunberg in Plantarum Brasiliensium Harvard Papers in Botany 19: 123-132.
    • Hammel, B.E., Grayum, M.H., Herrera, C. & Zamora, N. (eds.) (2014). Manual de Plantas de Costa Rica 7: 1-840. Missouri Botanical Garden Press, St. Louis.
    • Davidse, G. & al. (eds.) (2012). Flora Mesoamericana 4(2): 1-533. Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México, México, D.F.
    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • 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.
    • Delprete, P.G. (2010). Rubiaceae Flora dos estados de Goiás e Tocantins 40: 1-1610. Universidade Federal de Goiás.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Delprete, P.G. & Cortés-B., R. (2006 publ. 2007). A synopsis of the Rubiaceae of the states of Mato Grosso and Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil, with a key to genera, and a preliminary species list Revista de Biologia Neotropical 3: 13-96.
    • Delprete, P.G., Smith, L.B., Klein, R.M. (2005). Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 2: 349-842. Herbário "Barbosa Rodrigues", Atají, Brasil.
    • Govaerts, R. (2003). World Checklist of Selected Plant Families Database in ACCESS: 1-216203. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Not accepted by

    • Borhidi, A. (2012). Rubiáceas de México, ed. 2: 1-608. Akadémiai Kiadó, Budapest. [Cited as Hemidiodia ocimifolia.]
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis. [Cited as Diodia ocymifolia.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions

    • Acevedo-Rodríguez, P. & Strong, M.T. (2012). Catalogue of seed plants of the West Indies Smithsonian Contributions to Botany 98: 1-1192.
    • Nelson Sutherland, C.H. (2008). Catálogo de las plantes vasculares de Honduras. Espermatofitas: 1-1576. SERNA/Guaymuras, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
    • Delprete, P.G., Smith, L.B., Klein, R.M. (2005). Flora Ilustrada Catarinense 2: 349-842. Herbário "Barbosa Rodrigues", Atají, Brasil.
    • Ruhsam, M in Ruhsam, M. (2005). Survey of all the Rubiaceae specimens at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Beaman, J.H. & Anderson, C. (2004). The Plants of Mount Kinabalu 5: 1-609. Natural history publications (Borneo), Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia.
    • Berry, P.E., Yatskievych, K. & Holst, B.K. (eds.) in Steyermark, J., Berry, P.E., Holts, B.K. (eds). (2004). Flora of the Venezuelan Guayana 8: 1-874. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis.
    • H?, P.-H. (2000). Câyc? Vi?tnam. An Illustrated flora of Vietnam, ed. 2, 3: 1-1020. Pham-hoang Ho, Montréal.

    Sources

    Catálogo de Plantas y Líquenes de Colombia
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    Colombian resources for Plants made Accessible
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
    'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2020. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Science Photographs
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