Maireana pentatropis

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Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Camphorosmoideae
Tribus: Camphorosmeae
Genus: Maireana
Species: Maireana pentatropis


Maireana pentatropis (Tate) Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 2: 39. (1975)


  • Basionym
    • Kochia pentatropis Tate, Trans. Proc. & Rep. Roy. Soc. South Australia 7: 67. (1885)
      • Type: Calcareous loamy soil between Mounts Playfair and Parry, Aroona Range, and spreading there along course of Mount Parry Creek. R. Tate
  • Heterotypic (ref. APNI & Hassler 2018)
    • Kochia decipiens Gauba, Vict. Naturalist 65: 165. (1948)
      • Type: Very common on sandy and loamy soils around Loveday, flowering and fruiting October–May. Holotype: E. Gauba 15.11.42.
    • Kochia ostenfeldii Paulsen, Dansk Bot. Ark. 2(8): 60. (1918)
      • Type: Kalgoorlie (No. 324, 7 Oct. 1914; No. 326, 8 Oct. 1914).


Native distribution areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • C- and SE-Western Australia, S-Northern Territory, South Australia, W-New South Wales, Victoria

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


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