Alternanthera galapagensis

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Alternanthera galapagensis (fig. 3-4)


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 galapagensis


Alternanthera galapagensis (A.Stewart) J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 108. (1933)


  • Basionym
    • Telanthera galapagensis A.Stewart, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 1: 57. (1911)
      • Type: Ecuador: Galápagos Islands, Gardner Island. 1905-10-03, Slevin, J. #1403. Holotype: CAS CAS0004873.
  • Homotypic
    • Achyranthes galapagensis (A.Stewart) Standl., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 5: 74. (1915)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Western South America
      • Galápagos

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


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