Bifora americana

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The status, affinity, scope or nomenclature of this taxon is disputed.

Please see discussion on the talk page.


Taxonavigation: Apiales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Campanulids
Ordo: Apiales

Familia: Apiaceae
Subfamilia: Apioideae
Tribus: Coriandreae
Genus: Bifora
Species: Bifora americana


Bifora americana (DC.) A.Gray, Amer. J. Sci. Arts, ser. 2, 45: 408. (1868)


  • Basionym
    • Atrema americanum DC., Coll. Mém. 5: 71. (1829)
  • Homotypic
    • Anidrum americanum (DC.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 1: 264 (1891)
    • Bifora americana (Nutt. ex DC.) Benth. & Hook. fil. ex S. Wats.
  • Heterotypic
    • Coriandrum americanum Nutt. ex DC., Prodr. 4: 250 (1830), pro syn.

Note: Often found as Atrema americanum DC., Coll. Mém. 5: 71. (1829) . Hassler cf. Govaerts


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
      • USA (Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas)

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



Vernacular names[edit]

English: Prairie bishop