Polygala appendiculata

Species:Polygala appendiculata Vell.
Plant Notes:It appears that all of the American taxa of Polygala may be transferred to a new genus (Pastore et al. 2018).
Status:Native, FACW (DEP), FACW+ (NWPL)
Specimen: View details of USF Herbarium specimens

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Sub Class
Genus Polygala
Species Polygala appendiculata Vell. - SWAMP MILKWORT


Citation POLYGALA APPENDICULATA Vellozo, Fl. Flumin. 292. 1829 ("1825").
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro: Without data (lectotype: Vellozo, Fl. Flumin., Icon. 7: t. 66. 1831 ("1827")). EPITYPE: BRAZIL: Rio de Janeiro, Arraial do Cabo, 16 Jul 1953, Segadas Vianna et al. 885 (epitype: RB). Lecto- and epitypified by Pastore, Phytotaxa 108(1): 45. 2013.

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CountyHerbariaLiterature Citation (If Applicable)
Bay FSU  
Bradford USF  
Clay USF  
Escambia FSU  
Jackson USF  
Liberty USF  
Nassau USF  


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SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Polygala leptocaulis Polygala leptocaulis Torrey & A. Gray, Fl. N. Amer. 1: 130. 1838. TYPE: TEXAS: Without data, Drummond 28 (lectotype: NY; isolectotypes: GH, NY). Lectotypified by R. Rankin, in Greuter, Fl. Republ. Cuba 7: 24-25. 2003.
Polygala paludosa var. exappendiculata Polygala paludosa A. Saint-Hilaire & Moquin-Tandon, var. exappendiculata Chodat, Mém. Soc. Phys. Gèneve 31(2, 2)): 226. 1893.BASIONYM: Polygala leptocaulis Torrey & A. Gray 1838. 
Polygala paludosa Polygala paludosa A. Saint-Hilaire & Moquin-Tandon, var. longispicata A. Saint-Hilaire & Moquin-Tandon, Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. 17: 343. 1828. TYPE: BRAZIL: Santa Catarina: Laguna, near Porto da Passagem, May 1820, Saint-Hilaire Cat. C2 1795 (lectotype: P; isolectotype: P). Lectothypified by Pastore, Phytotaxa 108(1): 45. 2013.


Country State County Date Specimen Notes Image
USA Florida Nassau Co. 22 Jun 1986 N. L. Mawhinney s.n.
USA Florida Jackson Co. 06 Jul 1963 R. K. Godfrey 62930a
USA Florida Clay Co. 31 May 1981 R. P. Sauleda 5393
USA Florida Clay Co. 31 May 1981 R. P. Sauleda 5431
USA Florida Liberty Co. 05 Jun 1975 L. C. Anderson 3997
USA Florida Nassau Co. 28 Jul 1981 J. Popenoe 2102
USA Florida Bradford Co. 28 Jul 2003 M. T. Strong 3161
USA Florida Nassau Co. 16 Jul 2014 C. Slaughter 18338
USA Mississippi Harrison Co. 06 Jul 1952 D. Demaree 32112
USA Mississippi Jackson Co. 13 Jul 1991 S. R. Hill 22415
USA Mississippi Harrison Co. 27 Jul 1952 J. D. Ray, Jr. 2791
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