Caroxylon namibicum

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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: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Salsoloideae
Tribus: Caroxyleae
Genus: Caroxylon
Species: Caroxylon namibicum


Caroxylon namibicum (Botsch.) Mucina, Phytotaxa 312(2): 166. (2017)


  • Basionym
    • Salsola namibica Botsch., Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 58: 827. (1973)
      • Type: South-West Africa [Namibia]. Radfordbay, 2 February 1929, Dinter 6006. Holotype: K-000243941; Isotype: Z-000092045.
  • Heterotypic
    • Salsola auriculata C.A.Sm. ex Ulbr. in Engl. & Prantl in Natürl. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2, 16c: 566 (1934), nom. nud. (Art. 38.1a of ICN).
    • "Caroxylon sp. L" sensu Mucina & Snijman in Plants of the Greater Cape Floristic Region. Vol. 2: The Extra Cape flora: 235 (2013).
  • Misapplied names
    • Salsola zeyheri sensu Aellen in Merxm., Prodr. Fl. Südwestafr. 32: 20 (1967), non Salsola zeyheri (Moq.) Bunge


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Southern Africa
      • Namibia: Sperrgebiet, surrounds of Lüderitz

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


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