Maireana tomentosa

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Maireana tomentosa


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 tomentosa

Subspecies: M. t. subsp. tomentosa – M. t. subsp. urceolata



Maireana tomentosa Moq., Chenop. Monogr. Enum. 97. (1840)

  • Type: In Nova Hollandia, loco dicto Baie des Chiens marins


  • Homotypic
    • Kochia tomentosa F.Muell., Rep. Pl. Babbage's Exped.: 20. (1859)
  • Heterotypic
    • Kochia tomentosa var. enchylaenoides J.M. Black, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. S. Austral. 47: 368. (1923)
      • Type: Near Charlotte Waters, coll. S.A. White.
    • Kochia enchylaenoides (J.M. Black) J.M. Black, Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. S. Austral. 51: 379. (1927)
    • Chenolea blackii Ewart, Fl. Vict.: 462. (1931), nom. inval.


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Western Australia, S-Northern Territory, NE-South Australia, NW-New South Wales

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



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