Alternanthera caracasana

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Alternanthera caracasana

Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Gomphrenoideae
Genus: Alternanthera
Species: Alternanthera caracasana

Name[edit]

Alternanthera caracasana Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 2: 205. (1818)

  • Lectotype: Venezuela: Crescit in valle temperata juxta Caracas et Chacao, alt. 450 hex. Floret Januario. Humboldt, F.W.H.A. von & Bonpland A.J.A. #621. Lectotype: P P00136021; Isotypes: #5029 B B 10 0242322, F F0BN003232.

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Telanthera caracasana (Kunth) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 370. (1849)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Achyranthes peploides (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult.) Britton, Sci. Surv. Porto Rico & Virgin Islands 5: 279. (1924)
    • Alternanthera achyrantha var. dasyantha Seub., in C.F.P.von Martius & auct. suc. (eds.), Fl. Bras. 5(1): 183. (1875)
    • Alternanthera achyrantha var. parvifolia Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 359. (1849)
    • Alternanthera macrorhiza Hauman, Bull. Jard. Bot. État Bruxelles 18: 114. (1946)
    • Alternanthera parvifolia (Moq.) Fawc. & Rendle, Fl. Jamaica [Fawcett & Rendle] 3: 139. (1914)
    • Alternanthera peploides (Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult.) Urb., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 15: 168. (1918)
    • Alternanthera villiflora Scheele, Linnaea 22(2): 149. (1849)
    • Celosia humifusa Willd. ex Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 5: 531. (1819)
    • Illecebrum peploides Humb. & Bonpl. ex Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 5: 517. (1819)

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Central, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southeast, Mexico Southwest
  • Southern America
    • Central America
      • Honduras, Nicaragua
    • Caribbean
      • Cuba, Dominican Republic, Haiti, Jamaica, Leeward Is., Puerto Rico, Trinidad-Tobago, Windward Is.
    • Northern South America
      • Venezuela
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Peru
    • Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest

Introduced elsewhere.


References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDGW – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition

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Links[edit]

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