⚠ Version 1 of The Plant List has been superseded.
This name is in version 1.1 of The Plant List, record kew-2631122, 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 with original publication details: Fl. Bras. 5(1): 183 1875.
Full publication details for this name can be found in IPNI: urn:lsid:ipni.org:names:59143-1.