Gomphrena virgata

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Gomphrena virgata


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 virgata


Gomphrena virgata Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 2(1): 16, t. 118. (1826)

  • Type locality: Brazil. In campis, inter praedia Tamaduá et Tapera, deserti inter Contendas et Salgado. Provinciae Minarum.
  • Holotype: 1818-08, Martius, C.F.P. von #Obs. 1648. M M0241811.


  • Homotypic
    • Xeraea virgata (Mart.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Hassler 2019, but accepted as Gomphrena anti-lethargica by Govaerts 2019)
    • Gomphrena antilethargica Silveira, Correa, Dicc. Pl. Ut. Brazil, 1: 467 (1926); Floral. Mont. 2: 41, tab. 19, 20 (1931).
      • Type locality: Brazil. Minas Gerais.
      • Holotype: 1922-10-30, Gillot, F.X. #s.n. R R000102349; Isotype: R000102349a.


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, 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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