Alternanthera albida

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Alternanthera albida


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 albida



Alternanthera albida (Moq.) Griseb., Abh. Königl. Ges. Wiss. Göttingen 19. (Pl. Lorent. 36). (1874)


  • Basionym
    • Telanthera albida Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 367. (1849)
      • Type: Argentina: circa Buenos-Ayres. Hooker #s.n.; Holotype: (sine coll.) K K000583047; Isotype: P P00622521
  • Homotypic
    • Achyranthes albida (Moq.) Standl., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 5: 74. (1915)
  • Heterotypic
    • Achyranthes seubertii Standl., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 5: 75 (1915).
    • Alternanthera albida f. amentacea Suess., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35: 299. (1934)
    • Alternanthera albida f. globifera Suess., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35: 299. (1934)
    • Alternanthera tomentella Seub., Fl. Bras. (Martius) 5(1): 186. (1875)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Brazil
      • Brazil South
    • Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Paraguay

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



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