Lippia alba (Mill.) N.E.Br. ex Britton & P.Wilson (Introduced) (Trop. & Subtrop. America: Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bahamas, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, Cayman Is., Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, Florida, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Haiti, Honduras, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest, Nicaragua, Panamá, Paraguay, Peru, Puerto Rico, Southwest Caribbean, Suriname, Texas, Trinidad-Tobago, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Windward Is.; Introduced into: Andaman Is., Assam, Bangladesh, Central American Pac, India, Portugal, Queensland per POWO)
Lantana may easily be distinguished by its stem and leaves being harshly pubescent
Lippia alba (Mill.) N. E. Br. and L. javanica are two different species though often confused, especially our Bengal specimens. Lippia gemminata Kunth is a synonym of L. alba
Material of Lippia alba is often confused with Lantana indica, and can be conclusively differentiated on the basis of fruit being fleshy in Lantana indica and dry in Lippia alba.