⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2617713, with some changes.
This name is a synonym of Alternanthera pungens Kunth.
The record derives from WCSP (in review) which reports it as a synonym and as an illegitimate name with original publication details: Anales Ci. Nat. 3: 27 1801.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:58882-1.