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Calomeria amaranthoides


Taxonavigation: Asterales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Asteraceae
Subfamilia: Asteroideae
Tribus: Gnaphalieae
Subtribus: Gnaphaliinae
Genus: Calomeria
Species: C. africana – C. amaranthoides – C. epapposa – C. infausta


Calomeria Vent.

  • Type species: Calomeria amaranthoides Vent.


  • Homotypic
    • Agathomeris Delaun. in Bon Jard. 1806: 250 (1805), nom. superfl.
  • Heterotypic
    • Humea Sm. in Exot. Bot. 1: t. 1 (1804)
    • Oxiphoeria Dum.Cours. in Bot. Cult., ed. 2, 4: 205 (1811), not validly publ.
    • Razumovia Spreng. in Intelligenzbl. Allg. Lit.-Zeitung (Halle & Leipzig) 1805: 136 (1805)
    • Humea sect. Calomeria (Vent.) F.Muell.


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, New South Wales, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Victoria, Zimbabwe

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


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