Spermacoce latifolia Aubl.
Aublet, J.B.C.F. (1775) Histoire des Plantes de la Giuane Francoise 1: 55. Type: Habitat ad margines viarum Caiennae & Guinae.
Usually flowers and fruits as a herb, spreading but occasionally grows to about 1 m tall. Stems four angled.
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An introduced species originally from South America which now occurs in NT, CYP and NEQ. Altitudinal range from near sea level to 800 m. Grows in open forest and on agricultural land but also found in disturbed areas and along roads in monsoon forest and rain forest. Also occurs in tropical America and Malesia.