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Sanguinaria

Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) R. Br.

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Alternanthera ficoidea (Sanguinaria) is a species of shrub in the family Amaranthaceae. They are climbers. They have a self-supporting growth form. They are native to Ceará, ParaíBa, Alagoas, Puerto Rico, Pampa, GoiáS, Pernambuco, Maranhao, Minas Gerais, SãO Paulo, Bahia, Mato Grosso, RondôNia, Rio Grande Do Norte, Espirito Santo, Rio Grande Do Sul, Roraima, Pará, AmazôNia, Rio De Janeiro, Mato Grosso Do Sul, Pantanal, Sergipe, Caatinga, Mata Atlântica, Santa Catarina, Cerrado, Piauí, Acre (Brazil), Paraná, and Distrito Federal. They have simple, broad leaves and capsule fruit. Flowers are visited by Rapala varuna. Individuals can grow to 0.15 m.

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