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Taxon: Gomphrena ficoidea L.

Synonym of Alternanthera ficoidea (L.) P. Beauv.

Genus: Gomphrena
Family: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 315032
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:225. 1753, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) with a conserved type (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.9 & App. IV)
Typification: View in Linnean Typification Project
Name Verified on: 26-Jun-1989 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 31-Jul-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System


  1. Brummitt, R. K. 1989. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 36 (Taxon) 38:299.
  2. Kanis, A. 1983. (697) Proposal to reconsider rejection of Gomphrena ficoidea (L.) (Amaranthaceae); lectotypification and rejection of species names (Taxon) 32:316-319.

Check other web resources for Gomphrena ficoidea L. :

  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=315032. Accessed 21 February 2019.