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Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Amaranthaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Nelsia

Species: N. angolensis – N. quadrangula – N. tropidogyna


Nelsia Schinz, Vierteljahrsschr. Naturf. Ges. Zürich lvi. 247 (1911).

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Africa
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola
    • Southern Africa
      • Botswana, Namibia

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


Primary references[edit]


  • Hassler, M. 2019. Nelsia. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (version Mar. 2018). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi J., Penev L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 06.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2019. Nelsia. Published online. Accessed Feb. 06 2019.
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