Froelichia tomentosa

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Froelichia tomentosa


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 interrupta



Froelichia tomentosa (Mart.) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 421. (1849)

Accepted by Hassler 2019. Considered as synonym of Froelichia interrupta by Govaerts 2019.


  • Basionym
  • Heterotypic
    • Froelichia tomentosa var. angustialata Suess., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35: 308. (1934)
    • Froelichia tomentosa f. nigra Suess., Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 35: 308. (1935)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia (Chuquisaca, Santa Cruz)
    • Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast (Bahia)
    • Southern South America
      • Argentina (Corrientes, Entre Rios), Paraguay (Alto Paraguay), Uruguay (Rio Negro)

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



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