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Last updated 12/17/2008 by David Giblin.
Dysphania ambrosioides (L.) Mosyakin & Clemants[FNA4, HC2]
Mexican tea, wormseed

Publication: Ukrayins’k. Bot. Zhurn., n. s. 59: 382. 2002.

Origin: Introduced from southern North America and tropical America

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA4: "Southern populations of Dysphania ambrosioides are native while those populations in the northern part of the flora area are introduced."


» Carolin, R. C. 1983. The trichomes of the Chenopodiaceae and Amaranthaceae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 103: 451-466.
» Mosyakin, S. L. and S. E. Clemants. 2002. New nomenclatural combinations in Dysphania R. Br. (Chenopodiaceae): taxa occuring in North America. Ukrayins'k Bot. Zhurn., n.s. 59: 380-385.
» Weber, W. A. 1985. The genus Teloxys (Chenopodiaceae). Phytologia 58: 477-478.
» Wilson, P. G. 1984. Chenopodiaceae, In: R. Robertson et al., eds. 1981+. Flora of Australia. 23+ volumes. Canberra. Vol. 4, pp. 81-317.
» Wilson, P. G. 1987. Generic status in the Chenopodiaceae. Newslett. Austral. Syst. Bot. Soc. 53: 78-85.
Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Chenopodium ambrosioides L.[HC]
Teloxys ambrosioides (L.) W.A. Weber