Taxon: Fallugia paradoxa (D. Don) Endl. ex Torr.

Genus: Fallugia
Family: Rosaceae
Subfamily: Rosoideae
Tribe: Colurieae
Nomen number: 16562
Place of publication: W. H. Emory, Not. milit. reconn. 139. 1848 (S. Endlicher, Gen. pl. 1246. 1840, nom. inval.)
Link to protologue:
Comment: although Endlicher listed Sieversia paradoxa under Fallugia, he did not validly publish the combination F. paradoxa under Melbourne ICN Art. 35.2 (K. Gandhi, pers. comm. via e-mail on 10 Dec 2013)
Name Verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 10-Dec-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA)
Accessions: 35 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • apache-plume  (Source: F Tex) - English

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [Oklahoma (]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico, Texas]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California (s.e.), Nevada, Utah]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Chihuahua, Coahuila, Durango]


  1. Baldwin, B. G. et al., eds. The Jepson manual: vascular plants of California (on-line resource). (F CalifJep ed2)
  2. Correll, D. S. & M. C. Johnston Manual of the vascular plants of Texas. 1970 (F Tex)
  3. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  4. Standley, P. C. Trees and shrubs of Mexico. Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 23:1-1721. (TreesS Mex)

Check other web resources for Fallugia paradoxa (D. Don) Endl. ex Torr. :


  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Accessed 25 May 2018.