Gomphrena pulchella

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Gomphrena pulchella


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 pulchella

Subspecies: G. p. subsp. albisericea – G. p. subsp. pulchella – G. p. subsp. rosea


Gomphrena pulchella Mart., Nova Acta Phys.-Med. Acad. Caes. Leop.-Carol. Nat. Cur. 13: 302. (1826)

  • Type locality: Brazil. Monte Video.
  • Holotype: Sellow.


  • Homotypic
    • Xeraea pulchella (Mart.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, Hassler 2019)
    • Gomphrena pulchella var. ecristata Chodat, Bull. Soc. Bot. Genève ser. 2, 18: 293, fig. 38. (1927)
    • Gomphrena pulchella f. ramosissima Stuchlík, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 152. (1912)
    • Gomphrena pulchella f. simplex Stuchlík, Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 11: 152. (1912)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Western South America
      • Bolivia
    • Brazil
      • Brazil Northeast, Brazil South
    • Southern South America
      • Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Paraguay, Uruguay

Introduced into Mexico Southwest

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

Gomphrena pulchella



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