A database to support plant pest diagnostic activities

Alternanthera caracasana(ALRPE)


Data shown below are extracted from EPPO Global Database
EPPO GD contains information about geographical distribution, host plants, and more...
Important note: GD is not a primary source for taxonomy (classification and nomenclature) and should not be considered as such. The EPPO Secretariat follows different sources (literature, databases) to provide some elements of taxonomy to its users. However, it does not attempt to provide all levels of the taxonomic tree or exhaustive lists of accepted taxa.
Basic information
  • EPPO code: ALRPE
  • Preferred name: Alternanthera caracasana
  • Authority: Kunth

Other scientific names
Name Authority
Achyranthes peploides (Roemer & Schultes) Britton
Alternanthera peploides (Römer & Schultes) Urban

Common names
Name Language
alternantera peploide Catalan
mat chaff-flower English (US)
mat chafflower English
washerwoman English (US)
sangradera Spanish
sanguinaria de Cuba Spanish
alternanthera Croatian
erva-prata-das-ilhas Portuguese
альтернантера Russian
Kingdom Plantae ( 1PLAK )
Phylum Magnoliophyta ( 1MAGP )
Class Angiospermae ( 1ANGC )
Category Basal core eudicots ( 1CEUD )
Order Caryophyllales ( 1CAFO )
Family Amaranthaceae ( 1AMAF )
Subfamily Amaranthoideae ( 1AMAS )
Genus Alternanthera ( 1ALRG )
Species Alternanthera caracasana ( ALRPE )