Psilotrichum scleranthum

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Psilotrichum scleranthum


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: Psilotrichum
Species: Psilotrichum scleranthum


Psilotrichum scleranthum Thwaites, Enum. Pl. Zeyl. [Thwaites] 248. (1861)


  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2018, Hassler 2019)
    • Psilotrichum africanum Oliv., in Hooker's Icon. Pl. 16: t. 1542. (1886)
    • Psilotrichum concinnum Baker, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1897: 279. (1897)
    • Psilotrichum trichophyllum Baker, Bull. Misc. Inform. Kew 1897: 279. (1897)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Zaïre
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Somalia
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi, Mozambique, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    • Southern Africa
      • KwaZulu-Natal, Northern Provinces
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • India (Tamil Nadu), Sri Lanka

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


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