Celosia globosa

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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
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Celosia
Species: Celosia globosa

Varietates: C. g. var. globosa – C. g. var. porphyrostachya – C. g. var. spicata


Celosia globosa Schinz, Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich 76: 137. (1931)

  • Type: Congo, the Democratic Republic: (Congo belge): District des Bangala, Lickimi. 1924-03, Goossens V. #4719. Holotype: BR BR0000008819321.


  • Heterotypic
    • Celosia pandurata var. elobata Suess.
      • Type: Uganda: Mengo, Semunya forest NR. Entebbe, About 6 mile NW of Entebbe at extreme south end of forest, near edge of swamp in valley. 1950-03-23, Dawkins H.C. #544. Isotype: KAW000121.


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Central African Repu, Congo, Gabon, Zaïre
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Uganda

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


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