Welwitschia mirabilis subsp. namibiana

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Welwitschia mirabilis subsp. namibiana: female cones; Welwitschia Plains, Erongo Region, Namibia
Welwitschia mirabilis subsp. namibiana: male cones; Namibia


Taxonavigation[edit]

Taxonavigation: Gnetales 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Divisio: Tracheophyta
Classis: Gnetopsida
Ordo: Gnetales

Familia: Welwitschiaceae
Genus: Welwitschia
Species: Welwitschia mirabilis
Subspecies: Welwitschia mirabilis subsp. namibiana

Name[edit]

Welwitschia mirabilis subsp. namibiana Leuenb., Willdenowia 31: 375. 2001.

  • Typus: Namibia, “Damarabezirk, Namib oberhalb Kan-Tal bis Pforte”, 700 m, 4.4.1913 (♂), Engler 6076 (B).

Synonyms[edit]

  • Homotypic
    • Welwitschia namibiana (Leuenb.) Christenh. & Byng, Global Fl. 4: 51. 2018.
  • Heterotypic
    • Tumboa bainesii Hook.f., Gard. Chron. 1861: 1008. 1861, nom. provis.
    • Welwitschia bainesii (Hook.f.) Carrière, Traité Gén. Conif., ed. 2: 783. 1867, nom. provis.

Distribution[edit]

Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Africa
    • Regional: Southern Africa
      • Namibia.

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

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