Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F.Macbr., Publ. Field Mus. Nat. Hist., Bot. Ser. 8: 124 1930. (Syn: Balsamona pinto Vand.; Cuphea balsamona Cham. & Schltdl.; Cuphea divaricata Pohl ex Koehne; Cuphea pinto Koehne; Lythrum carthagenense Jacq.; Parsonsia balsamona (Cham. & Schltdl.) Standl.; Parsonsia pinto (Vand.) A.Heller);
Colombian cuphea, Colombian waxweed, Columbian cuphea, tarweed;
Bolivia (Beni, Santa Cruz), Colombia (Antioquia, Atlántico, Bolívar, Boyacá,
Cauca, Chocó, Cundinamarca, Huila, La Guajira, Meta, Nariño, Risaralda,
Santander, Sucre, Tolima, Valle), Argentina (Chaco, Corrientes, Formosa, Jujuy,
Misiones), S-Brazil (Parana, Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina), Paraguay (Alto
Parana, Amambay, Caaguazu, Caazapa, Canindeyu, Central, Concepcion, Cordillera,
Guaira, Itapua, Misiones, Neembucu, Paraguari, Pres. Hayes, San Pedro), Uruguay
(Cerro Largo, Rivera, Treinta y Tres), Venezuela (Bolivar, Merida), Costa Rica,
Galapagos Isl., Peru, Belize, Puerto Rico, Lesser Antilles (Barbados, Dominica,
Guadeloupe, Martinique, St. Lucia), Galapagos Isl., Nicaragua, Guatemala,
Honduras, Mexico (Queretaro, Puebla, Veracruz, Oaxaca, Yucatan, Tabasco,
Chiapas, Michoacan), Ecuador, N-Brazil (Acre, Rondonia), NE-Brazil (Pernambuco,
Bahia), WC-Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goias, Distrito Federal, Mato Grosso do Sul),
SE-Brazil (Minas Gerais, Espirito Santo, Sao Paulo), Surinam, French Guiana,
Panama, Trinidad, Tobago, Cameroon (introduced), Micronesia (introduced) (Kosrae
(introduced), Pohnpei (introduced)), Society Isl. (introduced) (Tahiti
(introduced)), Southern Marianas (introduced) (Saipan (introduced), Rota
(introduced), Guam (introduced)), Hawaii (introduced) (Kauai (introduced), Oahu
(introduced), Molokai (introduced), Lanai (introduced), Maui (introduced),
Hawaii Isl. (introduced)), USA (introduced) (Alabama (introduced), Arkansas
(introduced), Florida (introduced), Georgia (introduced), Louisiana
(introduced), Mississippi (introduced), North Carolina (introduced), South
Carolina (introduced), Tennessee (introduced), Texas (introduced)), Australia
(introduced) (Queensland (introduced), New South Wales (introduced)), Taiwan
(introduced), Java (introduced), Fiji (introduced), peninsular Malaysia
(introduced), Singapore (introduced), Philippines (introduced), China
(introduced) as per Catalogue of Life;
Wild at Namdhapa near Miao, Arunachal Pradesh in 3rd week of August’10.
Some better pictures attached
– A few links with details of this plant (Colombian cuphea, Colombian waxweed, Columbian cuphea, tarweed):
ID pls. for this herb: from Kamrup district, Assam:
Please ID for this Herb Sp.
Location: Kamrup district
Genus & species : Unknwon
Habitat: Grows wild on sterams
Habit : Herb
Flower : Small, pink in colour
Plants from Northeast Tour 2017- Cuphea viscosissima from Arunachal Pradesh : 5 posts by 3 authors. Attachments (5)
This herb was frequently encountered among grasses in Arunachal, Assam as well as Shillong.
I think this is Cuphea viscosissima…
Please validate the id, also I could not find it previously shared on efi
I think Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F. Macbr.
Thanks …, It matches well…!!
Herb Id from Bangladesh_SM_1505 : 7 posts by 2 authors. Attachments (1)- 2 Mb.
Flowering and Picture taken : April, 2018
Locaton: Chatak, Sunamgang, Bangladesh
Pl. check at
Appears close to images at
Its Cuphea carthagenensis
ID help please : 6 posts by 4 authors. Attachments (3) – around 800 kb each.
Small Herb growing grasses beside the road
Agartala forest department and BSF Camp Tripura 2018 December
I think Melastomataceae.
Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F.Macbr. ??
Thanks, …, for the id.
To me also appears close to images at Cuphea carthagenensis (Jacq.) J.F.Macbr.