Mollugo disticha

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Mollugo disticha
Mollugo disticha


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Molluginaceae
Genus: Mollugo
Species: Mollugo disticha



Mollugo disticha (L.) Ser., 1824


  • Homotypic
    • Pharnaceum distichum L. in Mant. Pl. 2: 221 (1771)
  • Heterotypic
    • Mollugo pluckenetiana Steud. in Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 2: 154 (1841)
    • Mollugo racemosa Lam. in Tabl. Encycl. 1: 218 (1792)
    • Mollugo sperguloides Ser. in Candolle, Prodr. 1: 392 (1824)
    • Pharnaceum sperguloides Poir. in Lamarck, Encycl. 5: 260 (1804)
    • Pharnaceum triphyllum Dennst. in Schlüssel Hortus Malab.: 36 (1818)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Asia-tropical
    • Regional: Indian subcontinent
      • India, Sri Lanka

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



Primary references


Ser. in Candolle, 1824. Prodr. 1: 392

Additional references

  • Dassanayake (ed.) (1995). A Revised Handbook to the Flora of Ceylon 9: 1-482. Oxford & IBH Publishing Co. PVT. LTD., New Delhi, Calcutta.

Vernacular names

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