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Psammotropha myriantha


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Molluginaceae
Genus: Psammotropha
Species: P. alternifolia – P. anguina – P. diffusa – P. frigida – P. marginata – P. mucronata – P. myriantha – P. obovata – P. obtusa – P. quadrangularis – P. spicata



Psammotropha Eckl. & Zeyh. Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. [Ecklon & Zeyher] 2: 286. (1836)

  • Type species: Psammotropha marginata (Thunb.) Druce Rep. Bot. Soc. Exch. Club Brit. Isles 4(Suppl. 2): 642. (1917) originally designated as Psammotropha parvifolia Eckl. & Zeyh. Enum. Pl. Afric. Austral. [Ecklon & Zeyher] 2: 287. (1836)


  • Heterotypic
    • Mallogonum Rchb. in Handb. Nat. Pfl.-Syst.: 236 (1837)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental:Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Angola, Cape Provinces, Free State, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Mozambique, Northern Provinces, Swaziland, Tanzania
    • Regional: Central Africa
      • Zambia, Zaïre, Zimbabwe

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



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