Alternanthera pubiflora

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Alternanthera pubiflora


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 pubiflora


Alternanthera pubiflora (Benth.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 538. 1891


  • Basionym
    • Brandesia pubiflora Benth., Bot. Voy. Sulph. 157. 1846
  • Homotypic
    • Telanthera pubiflora (Benth.) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 375. 1849
  • Heterotypic (ref. Hassler 2019)
    • Achyranthes williamsii Standl., Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 18: 89. 1916
    • Alternanthera williamsii (Standl.) Standl., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 15: 458. 1925
    • Alternanthera mollendoana Suess., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 42: 54. 1937
    • Alternanthera pubiflora f. purpurea (Standl.) Dodson & A.H.Gentry,
    • Telanthera glomerata Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 376. 1849
    • Telanthera pubiflora var. glomerata (Moq.) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 376. 1849

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Northern America
    • Mexico
      • Veracruz
  • Southern America
    • Central America
      • Belize, Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Panama
    • Western South America
      • Colombia (Atlntico, Bolvar, Boyac, Choc, Cundinamarca, La Guajira, Nario, Quindo, Valle), Ecuador, Galapagos, Peru

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


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