Maireana pyramidata

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Maireana pyramidata
Maireana pyramidata


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 pyramidata


Maireana pyramidata (Benth.) Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 2: 41. (1975)


  • Basionym
    • Kochia pyramidata Benth., Fl. Austral. 5: 186. (1870)
      • Type: N.S. Wales. Lachlan river, A. Cunningham; sand hills near the Darling, occupying large tracts and giving a character to the country, Beckler (Victorian Expedition); Murray desert, Herb. F. Mueller.
  • Homotypic
    • Kochia pyramidata var. pyramidata (autonym 1893)
  • Heterotypic (ref. APNI & Hassler 2018)
    • Kochia lobostoma F.Muell., Vict. Naturalist 3: 92. (1886)
      • Type: Between the Lachlan- and Darling-River; J. Bruckner.
    • Kochia pyramidata var. lobostoma (F.Muell.) C.Moore & Betche, Handb. Fl. New South Wales 110. (1893)


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • inland Western Australia, S-Northern Territory, South Australia, 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: Shrubby Bluebush, Sago Bush, Black Bluebush
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