Froelichia humboldtiana

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Froelichia humboldtiana


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: Froelichia
Species: Froelichia humboldtiana



Froelichia humboldtiana (Schult.) Seub., Fl. Bras. (Martius) 5(1): 166. (1875)

  • Lectotype: Brazil: In Brasilia provincia "Dos Alagoas". 1838-02 - 1838-04, G. Gardner, #1404. Isolectotype: MO-2246611.


  • Basionym
    • Gomphrena humboldtiana Schult., Syst. Veg., ed. 15 bis [Roemer & Schultes] 5: 540. (1819)
      • Type: Brazil. no date, Humboldt #s.n. Type: B. Isotype: F0BN003196.
  • Heterotypic (Homotypic?)
    • Gomphrena lanata Kunth, Nov. Gen. Sp. [H.B.K.] 2: 202. (1818), nom. illeg. (later homonym of Gomphrena lanata R.Br., 1810).
      • Type locality: "Crescit in ripa arenosa Orinoci prope Hato del Capuchino."
    • Froelichia lanata (Kunth) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 422. (1849), nom. illeg. (later homonym of Froelichia lanata Moench, 1794).
    • Oplotheca lanata (Kunth) Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 2(1): 48, t. 146 (1826).


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Northern South America
      • Venezuela
    • Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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



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