Gomphrena nitida

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Taxonavigation[edit]

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 nitida

Name[edit]

Gomphrena nitida Rothr., Rep. U.S. Geogr. Surv., Wheeler 6(Botany): 233. (1878)

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Xeraea nitida (Rothr.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019)
    • Gomphrena decumbens var. grandifolia Stuchlík, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 157. (1912)
    • Gomphrena globosa var. albiflora Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 409. (1849)

Distribution[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • eFloras 2008. Gomphrena nitida in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.

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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Pearly globe-amaranth