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Pholisma arenarium


Taxonavigation: Boraginales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Cladus: Asterids
Cladus: Lamiids
Ordo: Boraginales

Familia: Boraginaceae
Subfamilia: Lennooideae
Genus: Pholisma
Species: P. arenarium – P. culiacana – P. sonorae



Pholisma Nutt. ex Hook., Icon. Pl. 7: pl. 626 (1844).

  • Type species: Pholisma arenarium Nutt. ex Hook., Icon. Pl. 7: pl. 626 (1844).


  • Heterotypic
    • Ammobroma Torr. ex A.Gray, Pl. Nov. Thurb. 327 (1854).
      • Type species: Ammobroma sonorae Torr. ex A.Gray. Pl. Nov. Thurb. 327 (1854).


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, California.
    • Regional: Mexico
      • Mexico Northeast, Mexico Northwest.

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



Primary references

  • Hooker, W.J. (ed.) 1844. Icones Plantarum; or figures, with brief descriptive characters and remarks, of new or rare plants, selected from the author's herbarium. Vol. VII [= Vol. III, new series.] Tt. DCI–DCC. Hippolyte Baillière, London. BHL Reference page
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