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Herbarium specimen: Alternanthera polygonoides

Taxon:Alternanthera polygonoides
det. Robert K Godfrey
Other name:Amaranthaceae: Alternanthera sessilis (L.) R.Br. ex DC. ("Rabbit-meat")
confirmed by Chris Buddenhagen & Austin Mast 11/4/2012

This updates the previous name to make it consistent with The Plant List.

Collected by:Robert K Godfrey
Robert Kral
Collection date:28/9/1957
Locality:Florida (USA), Escambia County, Pensacola, in sand on dredged-up banks of pond, just W of Pensacola
Institution:Florida State University (FSU)
Accession number:89468
Image:Alternanthera polygonoides herbarium specimen from Pensacola, Escambia County in 1957 by Robert K Godfrey.
collector's number:6053
fruits/flowers:mature flowers
notes:Plants with numerous branches from the base, all branches prostrate and rooting at the nodes

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Documented by xmhcman on 14th December 2015.

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