Allenrolfea occidentalis

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Allenrolfea occidentalis


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Salicornioideae
Tribus: Salicornieae
Genus: Allenrolfea
Species: Allenrolfea occidentalis


Allenrolfea occidentalis (S.Watson) Kuntze (1891)


  • Homotypic
  • Halostachys occidentalis S.Watson (1871) - basionym
  • Spirostachys occidentalis (S.Watson) S.Watson (1874)
  • Salicornia occidentalis (S.Watson) Greene (1891)
  • Heterotypic
  • Allenrolfea mexicana Lundell (1936)
    • Type: Mexico: San Luis Potosi: collected on the sand dunes of the salt lake at Santo Domingo, 7 Aug 1934, C.L. Lundell 5603. Holotype: MICH, Isotypes: US, MO.


  • Kuntze, C.E.O 1891. Revisio Generum Plantarum 2: 546. [1]
  • Watson, S. 1871. United States Geological Expolration [sic] of the Fortieth Parallel. Vol. 5, Botany 293–294. [2]
  • Watson, S. 1874. Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences 9: 125.
  • Greene, E.L. 1891. Flora Franciscana 2: 173.
  • Lundell, C.L. 1936. Annual Report of the Michigan Academy of Science 21: 127, pl. 14.

Additional references[edit]

  • Shultz, L.M.: 'eFloras 2008. Allenrolfea occidentalis in Flora of North America. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
  • Jansen, R. & Parfitt, B 1977. Allenrolfea mexicana Lundell (Chenopodiaceae): Its conspecificity with A. occidentalis (S.Wats.) Kuntze. Rhodora 79, No. 817: 130–132.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: iodinebush
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