Gomphrena leptoclada


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: Gomphrena
Species: Gomphrena leptoclada

Subspecies: G. l. subsp. leptoclada – G. l. subsp. saxosa


Gomphrena leptoclada Benth., Fl. Austral. 5: 255. (1870)

  • Type locality: Australia. Western Australia. Glenelg district.
  • Holotype: Martin, J. Dr #36. Isotypes: MEL MEL59418


  • Homotypic
    • Xeraea leptoclada (Benth.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891).
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019, but accepted species by Hassler 2019)
    • Gomphrena platandra F.Muell., Trans. & Proc. Roy. Soc. Victoria 23: 52. (1887)
      • Type locality: Australia. Western Australia. Between the Gascoyne and Fortescue Rivers.
      • Lectotype: 1886, King, H.S. #s.n. MEL59440
    • Xeraea platandra (F.Muell.) Kuntze, Revis. Gen. Pl. 2: 545. (1891)


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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