Xerosiphon aphyllus

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Xerosiphon aphyllus


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 aphyllus


Xerosiphon aphyllus (Pohl ex Moq.) Pedersen, Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat., B, Adansonia ser. 4, 12(1): 95. (1990)

  • Accepted by Govaerts 2019. Considered as a synonym of Gomphrena aphylla by Hassler 2019.


  • Basionym
    • Gomphrena aphylla Pohl ex Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 416. (1849)
  • Homotypic
    • Xeraea aphylla Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)


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

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



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