Sericostachys scandens

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Sericostachys scandens (fig. P-Q only)


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: Sericostachys
Species: Sericostachys scandens


Sericostachys scandens Gilg & Lopr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 51. (1899)


  • Heterotypic (ref. Hassler 2019, but accepted by Govaerts 2019)
    • Sericostachys tomentosa Lopr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27: 51. (1899)
      • Type: Uganda: Runssoro, 1893, G.J. Scott Elliot no. 7657. Holotype: K000243692.
    • Sericostachys scandens var. tomentosa (Gilg & Lopr.) Cavaco, Mém. Mus. Hist. Nat. Paris Sér. B. 13: 62. (1962)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • West Tropical Africa
      • Ivory Coast, Nigeria
    • West-Central Tropical Africa
      • Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea Is.: Bioko Isl. (Fernando Po), D.R.Congo (Zaire)
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • South Sudan, Ethiopia
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola, Malawi

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



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