Maireana aphylla

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Maireana aphylla


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Camphorosmoideae
Tribus: Camphorosmeae
Genus: Maireana
Species: Maireana aphylla


Maireana aphylla (R.Br.) Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 2(1): 54. (1975)


  • Basionym
    • Kochia aphylla R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 409. (1810)
      • Type: "(M.) v.v."
  • Homotypic
    • Salsola aphylla (R.Br.) Spreng., Syst. Veg. 1: 925 (1824), nom. illeg. (later homonym of Salsola aphylla L.f. 1782)
    • Kochia villosa var. aphylla (R.Br.) C.Moore & Betche, Handb. Fl. New South Wales: 110. (1893)


Native distribution areas:
Maireana aphylla distribution map
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Western Australia (Carnarvon - Wiluna area), S-Northern Territory, E-South Australia, S-Queensland, W-New South Wales, NW-Victoria

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: cotton bush, leafless bluebush
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