Osteocarpum salsuginosum

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Osteocarpum salsuginosum


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: Camphorosmoideae
Tribus: Camphorosmeae
Genus: Osteocarpum
Species: Osteocarpum salsuginosum



Osteocarpum salsuginosum F.Muell., Trans. Phil. Inst. Vict. 2: 77. (1858)

  • Type: On the saline plains of Lake Torrens, the Darling and Murray River. Also in the eastern subtropical Australia, found by Sir Thomas Mitchell. Lectotype: Cudnaka, Lake Torrens, S.A., F. Mueller. MEL 102303.


  • Homotypic
    • Bassia salsuginosa (F.Muell.) F.Muell., Syst. Census Austral. Pl. 30. (1882)
    • Chenolea salsuginosa (F.Muell.) F.Muell., Fragm. (Mueller) 10(85): 92. (1876)
    • Threlkeldia salsuginosa (F.Muell.) Benth., Fl. Austral. 5: 197. (1870)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • inland S-Western Australia, S-Northern Territory, South Australia, W- and C-New South Wales, W-Victoria

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



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