Tecticornia indica

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Tecticornia indica


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: Tecticornia
Species: Tecticornia indica

Subspecies: T. i. subsp. bidens – T. i. subsp. ciliolata – T. i. subsp. indica – T. i. subsp. julacea – T. i. subsp. leiostachya


Tecticornia indica (Willd.) K.A.Sheph. & Paul G.Wilson, Austral. Syst. Bot. 20(4): 327. (2007)


  • Basionym
    • Salicornia indica Willd., Neue Schriften Ges. Naturf. Freunde Berlin 2: 111, t. 4, fig. 4. (1799)
      • Type: Tranquebar, India, J.G. Klein. Holotype: B, Isotype: K.
  • Homotypic
    • Sarcathria indica (Willd.) Raf., Fl. Tellur. 3: 47. (1837)
    • Arthrocnemum indicum (Willd.) Moq., Chenop. Monogr. Enum. 113. (1840)
    • Halosarcia indica (Willd.) Paul G.Wilson, Nuytsia 3(1): 63. (1980)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Northeast Tropical Africa
      • Somalia
    • East Tropical Africa
      • Kenya (e.), Tanzania (e.)
    • South Tropical Africa
      • Angola (w.), Mozambique (e.)
    • Western Indian Ocean
      • Madagascar
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • India (coasts), Sri Lanka
    • Malesia
      • Indonesia
    • Papuasia
      • Papua New Guinea
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Western Australia, Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria

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


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