Spermacoce neoterminalis

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Everglades Key false buttonweed
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S. neoterminalis
Binomial name
Spermacoce neoterminalis
Govaerts
Synonyms[1]
  • Borreria terminalis Small
  • Spermacoce terminalis (Small) Kartesz & Gandhi 1992, illegitimate homonym of S. terminalis Vell. 1829

Spermacoce neoterminalis, the Everglades Key false buttonweed, is a species of plant in the Rubiaceae. It is endemic to southern Florida, from the Everglades as far north as Lake Okeechobee.[1][2][3][4][5]

Spermacoce neoterminalis is a perennial herb with a woody root. Stems are up to 40 cm tall, generally not branching above the ground. Leaves are elliptical. Flowers are small, white, clustered in terminal and axillary glomerules.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Kew World Checklist of Selected Plant Families, Spermacoce neoterminalis
  2. ^ Biota of North America Program, map, Spermacoce terminalis
  3. ^ Govaerts, Rafaël Herman Anna. 1996. World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1): 18, Spermacoce neoterminalis
  4. ^ a b Small, John Kunkel. 1924. Bulletin of the Torrey Botanical Club 51(9): 387, Borreria terminalis
  5. ^ Kartesz, John T. & Gandhi, Kancheepuram Natarajan. 1992. Brittonia 44(3): 370, Spermacoce terminalis

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