Xerosiphon angustiflorus

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Xerosiphon angustiflorus


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: Gomphrenoideae
Genus: Xerosiphon
Species: Xerosiphon angustiflorus



Xerosiphon angustiflorus (Mart.) Pedersen, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia ser. 4, 12(1): 95. (1990)

Accepted by Govaerts 2019. Considered as a synonym of Gomphrena angustiflora Mart. by Hassler 2019.


  • Basionym
    • Gomphrena angustiflora Mart., Nov. Gen. Sp. Pl. (Martius) 2(1): 19, t. 121. (1826)
      • Type: Brazil: In campis herbidis Mimoso d. inter Campo grande et Castello, praedia. Provinciae Piauhiensis, nec non ad praed. Terra nova, Prov. Pernambuco. Martius, C.F.P. von #Obs. 2460. Syntypes: M0241690, M0241691, M0241692.
  • Homotypic
    • Gomphrena martiusiana Steud., Nomencl. Bot., ed. 2, 1: 699. (1840), nom. nov. superfl. (misspelled als "martinsiana" in IPNI)
    • Xeraea angustiflora (Mart.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)
  • Heterotypic
    • Xerosiphon gracilis Turcz., Bull. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 16: 55. (1843)


Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Brazil
      • Brazil North, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central

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


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