Salicornia ambigua

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Salicornia ambigua


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

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

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Salicornioideae
Tribus: Salicornieae
Genus: Salicornia
Species: Salicornia ambigua


Salicornia ambigua Michx., Fl. Bor.-Amer. (Michaux) 1: 2. (1803)

  • Lectotype (designated by Alonso & Crespo 2008, Ann. Bot. Fennici 45: 247.): USA. "Hab. in Scirpetis maritimis a Carolinâ ad Floridam”. A. Michaux #s.n. Lectotype: P: P00270205.
  • Epitype (designated by Alonso & Crespo 2008, Ann. Bot. Fennici 45: 247.): Plants of Florida/Monroe Co.: on salt flat on north end of Big Pine Key. Forming large colonies. 15.IX.1982, D.S. & H.B. Correll 54061 (with James B. Watson; USF 167816, as Salicornia virginica)


  • Homotypic
    • Sarcathria ambigua (Michx.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 47. (1837)
    • Arthrocnemum ambiguum (Michx.) Moq., Chenop. Monogr. Enum. 112. (1840)
    • Sarcocornia ambigua (Michx.) M.A.Alonso & M.B.Crespo, Ann. Bot. Fenn. 45(4): 247. (2008)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Alonso & Crespo 2008)
    • Salicornia gaudichaudiana Moq., Chenop. Enum. 115. (1840)
      • Lectotype: Brazil. "Brésil (Rio-Janeiro", M. Gaudichaud 1833/394. Lectotype: G 00087097. (designated by M.A.Alonso & M.B.Crespo 2008, Ann. Bot. Fennici 45: 247.) — Synonymised by Soriano (1947).


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Southeastern U.S.A.
      • SE-USA
    • Mexico
      • San Luis Potosi, Tamaulipas, Veracruz

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


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