Alternanthera filifolia

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Alternanthera filifolia


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 filifolia

Subspecies: A. f. subsp. filifolia – A. f. subsp. glauca – A. f. subsp. glaucescens  – A. f. subsp. microcephala  – A. f. subsp. nudicaulis  – A. f. subsp. pintensis  – A. f. subsp. rabidensis  – A. f. subsp. sylvatica


Alternanthera filifolia (Hook.f.) J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 102. (1933)


  • Basionym
    • Bucholzia filifolia Hook.f., Trans. Linn. Soc. London 20(2): 192. (1847), as "Bucholtzia" (genus name illeg.)
  • Homotypic
    • Achyranthes hookeri Standl., J. Wash. Acad. Sci. 5: 74. (1915), nom. nov. (blocked by Achyranthes filifolia Willd. ex Roem. & Schult., 1819).
    • Telanthera filifolia (Hook.f.) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 368. (1849)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019)
    • Alternanthera filifolia subsp. margaritacea J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 104. (1933)
    • Alternanthera filifolia subsp. subsquarrosa J.T.Howell, Proc. Calif. Acad. Sci. ser. 4, 21: 103. (1933)


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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