Gomphrena haageana

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Gomphrena haageana


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: Gomphrena
Species: Gomphrena haageana



Gomphrena haageana Klotzsch, Allg. Gartenzeitung (Otto & Dietrich) 21: 297. (1853)

  • Type locality: Mexico [cultivated by horticulturist Friedrich Adolph Haage at Erfurt].
  • Holotype: 1853-09-07, Haage, F.A. #s.n. B. Foto: F0BN003248.
  • Eponymy: name honors Friedrich Adolph Haage.


  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Gomphrena coccinea Loudon, Encycl. Pl. new ed.: 1542. (1855)
    • Gomphrena tuberifera Torr., Rep. U.S. Mex. Bound., Bot. [Emory] 181. (1859)
    • Xeraea tuberifera (Torr.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)
  • (+ ref. Hassler 2019)
    • Gomphrena aurantiaca hort., Vilm. Blumengärtn., ed. 3. 1: 871. (1895), nom. inval. in syn.


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico, Texas
    • Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest,

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Rio Grande globe-amaranth
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