Alternanthera sessilis

Family:AMARANTHACEAE
Species:Alternanthera sessilis (L.)R.Br. ex DC.
Common Name:SESSILE JOYWEED
Status:Not Native, OBL (DEP), OBL (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order CARYOPHYLLALES
FamilyAMARANTHACEAE
Genus Alternanthera
Species Alternanthera sessilis (L.)R.Br. ex DC. - SESSILE JOYWEED

Citation

Citation ALTERNANTHERA SESSILIS (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 4, 77. 1813.
Basionym: Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus 1753.
Type: Without data, Hermann s.n. (lectotype: BM-Herb. Sloane 2: 9). Lectotypified by Mears, Taxon 29: 89. 1980.

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Synonyms

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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Achyranthes polygonoides Achyranthes polygonoides (Linnaeus) Lamarck, Encycl. 1: 547. 1783.BASIONYM: Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus 1753. 
Allaganthera forskalii Allaganthera forskalii Martius, Pl. Hort. Erlang. 69. 1814, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus 1753. 
Alternanthera polygonoides Alternanthera polygonoides (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex Sweet, Hort. Suburb. Lond. 48. 1818.BASIONYM: Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus 1753. 
Bucholzia polygonoides Bucholzia polygonoides (Linnaeus) Martius, Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. 2: 51. 1826.BASIONYM: Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus 1753. 
Gomphrena polygonoides Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 225. 1753. TYPE: JAMAICA: Without data, Herb. Sloane 2: 106 (lectotype: BM). Lectotypified by Mears, Taxon 29: 91. 1980.
Gomphrena sessilis Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 225. 1753. TYPE: Without data, Hermann s.n. (lectotype: BM-Herb. Sloane 2: 9). Lectotypified by Mears, Taxon 29: 89. 1980.
Illecebrum polygonoides Illecebrum polygonoides (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 300. 1762.BASIONYM: Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus 1753. 
Illecebrum sessile Illecebrum sessile (Linnaeus) Linnaeus, Sp. Pl., ed. 2. 300. 1762.BASIONYM: Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus 1753. 
Paronychia sessilis Paronychia sessilis (Linnaeus) Desfontaines, Tabl. École Bot. 44. 1804.BASIONYM: Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus 1753. 
Paronychia tetragona Paronychia tetragona Moench, Methodus 315. 1794, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Gomphrena sessilis Linnaeus 1753. 
Steiremis repens Steiremis repens Rafinesque, Fl. Tellur. 3: 41. 1837 ("1836"), nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus 1753. 
Telanthera polygonoides Telanthera polygonoides (Linnaeus) Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 363. 1849.BASIONYM: Gomphrena polygonoides Linnaeus 1753. 
Achyranthes linearifolia Achyranthes linearifolia Swartz ex Wikström, Kongl. Vetensk. Acad. Handl. 1825: 428. 1828.  
Achyranthes triandra Achyranthes triandra Roxburgh, Hort. Bengal. 19. 1814. TYPE: INDIA: Kerala: Malabar, without data (lectotype: Rheede, Hort. Malab. 10: t. 11. 1690). Lectotypified by I. M. Turner, Taxon 62: 153. 2013.
Achyranthes villosa Achyranthes villosa Blanco, Fl. Filip. 189. 1837.  
Alternanthera achyranth Alternanthera achyranth Forsskål, Fl. Aegypt.-Arab. lix, 28. 1775. TYPE: EGYPT: Rosettae [Rashid], 1762, Forsskal 200 (lectotype: C). Lectotypified by I. M. Turner, Taxon 62: 153. 2013.
Alternanthera angustifolia Alternanthera angustifolia R. Brown, Prodr. 417. 1810. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Without data, Brown s.n. (holotype: BM).
Alternanthera angustifolia var. lanata Alternanthera angustifolia R. Brown, var. lanata Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 251. 1870. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Northern Territory: Arnhems Land, s.d., Mueller s.n. (holotype: ?).
Alternanthera angustifolia var. macrocephala Alternanthera angustifolia R. Brown, var. macrocephala Domin, Biblio. Bot. 89: 640. 1921. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Queensland: Flinders River, 1910, Domin II (holotype: ?).
Alternanthera angustifolia var. typica Alternanthera angustifolia R. Brown, var. typica Domin, Biblio. Bot. 89: 640. 1921, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Alternanthera angustifolia R. Brown 1810. 
Alternanthera decipiens Alternanthera decipiens Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 251. 1870.).TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Queensland: Without data, Mitchell s.n. (holotype: BM; isotype: GH
Alternanthera denticulata Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown, Prodr. 417. 1810. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Without data, Brown s.n. (holotype: BM).
Alternanthera denticulata var. major Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown, var. major Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 356. 1849. TYPE: GUINEA: Without data, Beauvois s.n. (holotype: P).
Alternanthera denticulata var. micrantha Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown, var. micrantha Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 250. 1870. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Northern Territory: Arnhem's Land, s.d., Mueller s.n. (holotype: ?).
Alternanthera denticulata var. typica Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown, var. typica Domin, Biblio. Bot. 86: 640. 1921, nom. inadmiss.BASIONYM: Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown 1810. 
Alternanthera denticulata var. uliginosa Alternanthera denticulata R.Br., var. uliginosa Domin, Biblio. Bot. 89: 640. 1921. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Queensland: Without data, 1910, Domin s.n. (holotype: ?).
Alternanthera major Alternanthera major (Bentham) Domin, Biblioth. Bot. 89: 640. 1921.BASIONYM: Alternanthera nana R. Brown, var. major Bentham 1870. 
Alternanthera micrantha Alternanthera micrantha (Bentham) Domin, Biblio. Bot. 89: 640. 1921.BASIONYM: Alternanthera denticulata R.Br., var. micrantha Benth. 
Alternanthera nana Alternanthera nana R. Brown, Prodr. 417. 1810. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Without data, Brown 3064 (holotype: BM).
Alternanthera nana var. major Alternanthera nana R. Brown, var. major Bentham, Fl. Austral. 5: 250. 1870. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Queensland: Rockhampton, s.d., O'Shanesy s.n. (holotype: ?).
Alternanthera nodiflora Alternanthera nodiflora R. Brown, Prodr. 417. 1810. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Without data, Brown s.n. (holotype: BM; isotypes: GH, P).
Alternanthera nodiflora var. lanceolata Alternanthera nodiflora R. Brown, var. lanceolata Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 356. 1849.  
Alternanthera nodiflora var. linearifolia Alternanthera nodiflora R. Brown, var. linearifolia Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 356. 1849. TYPE: AUSTRALIA: Without data, Verreaux s.n. (lectotype: P). Lectotypified by Mears, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 129: 5. 1977.
Alternanthera prostrata Alternanthera prostrata D. Don, Prodr. Fl. Nepal. 76. 1825. TYPE: NEPAL:
Alternanthera repens Alternanthera repens J. F. Gmelin, Syst. Nat. 2: 106. 1791, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Alternanthera achyranth Forsskål 1775. 
Alternanthera sennii Alternanthera sennii Mattei, Boll. Reale Orto Bot. Giardino Colon. Palermo 9: 21. 1910. TYPE: "Beni-Amer", Senn 552 (holotype: ?).
Alternanthera sessilis forma lanceolata Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, forma lanceolata Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891, non Kuntze 1891. TYPE: "Plabuan", 16 Jan 1875, Kuntze 5085 (holotype: NY).
Alternanthera sessilis forma lanceolata Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, forma lanceolata Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891, non Kuntze 1891, nec Kuntze 1891. TYPE: BURMA: Without data, Kuntze 1246 (holotype: NY).
Alternanthera sessilis forma lanceolata Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, forma lanceolata Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891.BASIONYM: Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. parviflora Kuntze 1891. 
Alternanthera sessilis forma spathulifolia Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, forma spathulifolia Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891. TYPE: INDONESIA: Buitenzorg, s.d., Kuntze 4270 (lectotype: NY). Lecto- typified by Mears, Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 129: 5. 1977.
Alternanthera sessilis forma spathulifolia Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, forma spathulifolia Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891, non Kuntze 1891.  
Alternanthera sessilis var. denticulata Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. denticulata (R. Brown) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891.BASIONYM: Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown 1810. 
Alternanthera sessilis var. major Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. major Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 357. 1849.  
Alternanthera sessilis var. neglecta Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. neglecta Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891.  
Alternanthera sessilis var. nodiflora Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. nodiflora (R. Brown) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891.BASIONYM: Alternanthera nodiflora R. Brown 1810. 
Alternanthera sessilis var. parviflora Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. parviflora Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 540. 1891. TYPE: VIETNAM: Saigon, s.d., Kuntze 3960 (holotype: NY).
Alternanthera sessilis var. stauntonii Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. stauntonii Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 357. 1849. TYPE: CHINA: Without data, Staunton s.n. (holotype: G).
Alternanthera sessilis var. tenuissima Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. tenuissima (Suessenguth) Backer, Fl. Males., ser. 1. 4(2): 93. 1949.BASIONYM: Alternanthera tenuissima Suessenguth 1939. 
Alternanthera sibirica Alternanthera sibirica (de Vest ex Schultes) Steudel, Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2. 1: 65. 1840.BASIONYM: Illecebrum sibiricum de Vest ex Schultes 1820. 
Alternanthera tenella Alternanthera tenella Moquin-Tandon, in de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 355. 1849, non Colla 1829.  
Alternanthera tenuissima Alternanthera tenuissima Suessenguth, Bot. Arch. 39: 382. 1939. TYPE: NEW GUINEA: Without data, Clemens 6339 (holotype: GH).
Alternanthera triandra Alternanthera triandra Lamarck, Encycl. 1: 95. 1783, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Alternanthera achyranth Forsskål 1775. 
Alternanthera uliginosa Alternanthera uliginosa (Domin) Dinter, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. Beih. 53: 118. 1928.BASIONYM: Alternanthera sessilis (Linnaeus) R. Brown ex de Candolle, var. uliginosa Domin 1921. 
Illecebrum angustifolium Illecebrum angustifolium (R. Brown) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 818. 1824 ("1825").BASIONYM: Alternanthera angustifolia R. Brown 1810. 
Illecebrum denticulatum Illecebrum denticulatum (R. Brown) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 820. 1824 ("1825").BASIONYM: Alternanthera denticulata R. Brown 1810. 
Illecebrum nanum Illecebrum nanum (R. Brown) Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 819. 1824 ("1825").BASIONYM: Alternanthera nana R. Brown 1810. 
Illecebrum sibiricum Illecebrum sibiricum de Vest ex Schultes, in Roemer & Schultes, Syst. Veg. 5: 516. 1820. TYPE: Without data, Pallas s.n. (holotype: BM).
Illecebrum triandrum Illecebrum triandrum Llanos, Fragm. Pl. Filip. 43. 1851, nom. illegit.BASIONYM: Achyranthes villosa Blanco 1837. 

Specimens

Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Volusia Co. 08 May 2006 J. M. Kunzer 1652
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 29 Jul 1989 R. Mears s.n.
USA Florida Indian River Co. 02 Nov 1988 R. Mears s.n.
USA Florida Escambia Co. 06 Sep 1975 R. K. Godfrey 74403
USA Florida Hardee Co. 06 Nov 2000 C. Raymond s.n.
USA Florida Calhoun Co. 03 Jul 2007 T. MacClendon 623
USA Florida Broward Co. 25 Dec 1987 T. Hendrickson s.n.
USA Florida Flagler Co. 07 Aug 2002 C. Slaughter 13223
USA Florida Franklin Co. 15 Oct 1984 L. C. Anderson 7730
USA Florida Manatee Co. 07 Apr 1997 C. Becker WC0146
USA Florida Flagler Co. 27 Sep 1983 B. F. Hansen 9732
USA Florida Orange Co. 18 Apr 1980 J. Popenoe 1880
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 02 May 2008 A. R. Franck 622
USA Florida Broward Co. 04 Dec 2009 P. L. Howell 1133
USA Florida Glades Co. 04 Jun 2010 A. R. Franck 2232
USA Florida Putnam Co. 4 Nov 2010 C. Slaughter 17922
USA Florida Martin Co. Jun 1989 R. O. Woodbury s.n.
USA Florida Martin Co. Apr 1989 R. O. Woodbury s.n.
USA Florida Sarasota Co. 29 Sep 2008 E. Gandy MWSR0083
USA Florida Seminole Co. 15 Apr 2012 D. H. Williams 3088
USA Florida Seminole Co. 03 Oct 2013 D. H. Williams 3866
USA Florida Hillsborough Co. 22 Nov 2013 C. vanHoek LR0758 Also numbered as vanHoek 2837.
Cayman Islands Grand Cayman Island 20 Dec 1971 N. Chevalier 286
Puerto Rico ComerĂ­o Municip. 25 Nov 1981 J. Hansell 9373
USA South Carolina Charleston Co. 21 Aug 1966 T. R. Bradley 3414
USA South Carolina Charleston Co. 21 Aug 1966 T. R. Bradley 3414
USA Florida Orange Co. 02 Jan 2016 S. Myers 1802
USA Florida Washington Co. 18 May 2016 W. D. Longbottom 24906
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