Gomphrena arborescens

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Gomphrena arborescens


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 arborescens


Gomphrena arborescens L.f., Suppl. Pl. 173. (1782)

  • Type: "Habitat in Nova Granada. D. Mutis" [habitat and collector in error]
  • Lectotype (designated by Holzhammer 1956: 179.): Brasil. Vandelli #s.n. LINN LINN-HL319-3.


  • Homotypic
    • Xeraea arborescens (L.f.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)
    • Bragantia vandelli Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 222. (1840), in syn.
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Gomphrena officinalis Mart., Reise Bras. 1: 280. (1823)
    • Gomphrena fruticosa Dum.Cours., Bot. Cult. 1: 645 (-646) (1802).
    • Gomphrena arborescens f. pulcherrima Hassl.



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

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


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