Maireana brevifolia

From Wikispecies
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Maireana brevifolia


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 brevifolia



Maireana brevifolia (R.Br.) Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 2(1): 22. (1975)


  • Basionym
    • Kochia brevifolia R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 409. (1810)
      • Type: Australia (south Coast), R.Brown (syn MEL 41973).
  • Homotypic
  • Heterotypic (ref. Hassler 2018 & Tropicos)
    • Suaeda tamariscina Lindl., J. Exped. Trop. Australia 239 (1848)
      • Type: 18 July 1846, T.L. Mitchell 196. Holotype: CGE, Isotypes: AD, MEL.
    • Enchylaena tamariscina (Lindl.) Druce, Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4: 621 1916 (publ. 1917)
    • Kochia tamariscina (Lindl.) J.M. Black, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. South Australia 47: 368 (1923)
    • Kochia thymifolia Lindl., J. Exped. Trop. Australia 56 (1848)
      • Type: Mara Creek, 12 Feb. 1846, T.L.Mitchell. Holotype: CGE.
    • Suaeda feliciana A.J. Hoffmann & Teillier, Gayana, Bot. 48(1–4): 96 (1991)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Australia: WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW, Vic.

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



Primary references


Vernacular names

English: Short-leaf Bluebush
Wikimedia Commons For more multimedia, look at Maireana brevifolia on Wikimedia Commons.