Alternanthera axillaris

Alternanthera axillaris

Taxonavigation edit

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: Alternanthera
Species: Alternanthera axillaris

Name edit

Alternanthera axillaris (Willd.) DC., Cat. Pl. Horti Monsp. 77. (1813)

Accepted by Govaerts 2019 and Hassler 2019. Sometimes considered as synonym of Alternanthera spinosa

Synonyms edit

  • Basionym
    • Achyranthes axillaris Willd., Enum. Pl. [Willdenow] 1: 270. (1809)
  • Homotypic
    • Alternanthera axillaris (Hornem. ex Willd.) D.Dietr., Syn. Pl. [D. Dietrich] 1: 866. (1839): errat. (Dietrich cited A. axillaris DC. as a synonym of A. spinosa Hornem.)
    • Celosia axillaris (Willd.) Mart., Pl. Hort. Erlang.: 70. (1814)

Distribution edit

Native distribution areas:
  • Southern America
    • Caribbean
      • Cuba, Haiti

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

References edit

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Links edit

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