Caroxylon humifusum

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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: Salsoloideae
Tribus: Caroxyleae
Genus: Caroxylon
Species: Caroxylon humifusum



Caroxylon humifusum (C.A.Sm. ex A.E.Brueckner) Theodorova, Turczaninowia 14(3): 75. (2011)


  • Basionym
    • Salsola humifusa C.A.Sm. ex A.E.Brueckner, Bothalia 6: 215. (1951)
      • Type: South Africa. Orange Free State [Free State Prov.]: Fauresmith Dist., Farm Goedeshoop in Koffiefontein area, along edge of pan, 4000 ft elev., 10 September 1927, C.A. Smith 4514. Holotype: PRE PRE-0375394-0, Rabie 14A, 15A, 17A; Syntypes: PRE-7086-0375395, PRE-7084-0375397, PRE-7085-0372171.
  • Homotypic
    • Salsola humifusa C.A.Sm., in schedis (Smith 4514 PRE).


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • South Africa (NC, FS, NW): Upper Karoo, eastern salt pan region of the Free State, Griqualand West.

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



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