Spermacoce

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Contains 8 accepted taxa overall.

Family:RUBIACEAE
Common Name:FALSE BUTTONWEED
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Classification

Division
Class
Sub Class
Order GENTIANALES
FamilyRUBIACEAE
Genus Spermacoce

Citation

Citation SPERMACOCE Linnaeus, Sp. Pl. 102. 1753.
Basionym: **
Type: TYPE: Spermacoce tenuior Linnaeus Lectotypified by Britton & A. Brown, Ill. Fl. N. U.S., ed. 2. 3: 256. 1913.

** Not applicable or data not available.

Species

Scientific NameCommon NameHerbarium SpecimensPhotos
Spermacoce densiflora BOUQUET FALSE BUTTONWEED
Spermacoce glabra SMOOTH FALSE BUTTONWEED
Spermacoce keyensis FLORIDA FALSE BUTTONWEED
Spermacoce latifolia OVAL-LEAF FALSE BUTTONWEED
Spermacoce prostrata PROSTRATE FALSE BUTTONWEED
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Genus Synonyms

SynonymFull CitationBasionymType
Arbulocarpus Arbulocarpus Tennant, Kew Bull. 1957: 386. 1958. TYPE: Arbulocarpus sphaerostigmus (A. Richard) Tennant (Hypodematium sphaerostigmum A. Richard) Substitute name for Hypodematium A. Richard 1848, non Kunze 1833.
Bigelovia Bigelovia Sprengel, Syst. Veg. 1: 366, 404. 1824, non Smith 1819, nec Sprengel 1820. TYPE: = Borreria G. Meyer 1818.
Borreria Borreria G. Meyer, Prim. Fl. Esseq. 79, t. 1. 1818, nom. cons. vs. Tardavel Adanson 1763. TYPE: Borreria suaveolens G. Meyer, typ. cons.
Dichrospermum Dichrospermum Bremekamp, Bull. Jard. Bot. Etat 22: 75. 1952. TYPE: Dichrospermum congense Bremekamp
Diphragmus Diphragmus C. Presl, Abh. Koenigl. Boehm. Ges. Wiss., ser. 5. 3: 510. 1845. TYPE: Diphragmus scaber C. Presl
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