Tecticornia willisii

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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: Salicornioideae
Tribus: Salicornieae
Genus: Tecticornia
Species: Tecticornia willisii


Tecticornia willisii K.A.Sheph., Nuytsia 29: 141. (2018)

  • Type: Little Sandy Desert, Western Australia [precise locality withheld for conservation reasons], 16 August 2001, K.A. Shepherd & S. van Leeuwen et al. KS 829. Holotype: PERTH 08592284; Isotypes: CANB, MEL.
  • named for her husband Spencer Robert Willis.


  • Homotypic
    • formtaxon: Tecticornia sp. Little Sandy Desert (K.A. Shepherd & C. Wilkins KS 830), Western Australian Herbarium


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Western Australia

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


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Vernacular names[edit]

English: Spencer’s Samphire