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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: Amaranthoideae
Genus: Sericorema

Species: S. remotiflora – S. sericea

Sericorema Lopr., Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 27(1-2): 39. 1899

Type: Sericorema remotiflora Lopr.


Sericocoma sect. Sericorema Hook.f., Gen. Pl. 3: 30. 1880.

Native distribution areas:

South Tropical Africa
SW-Angola, Mozambique, Zimbabwe
Southern Africa
Botswana, Namibia, South Africa (Cape Provinces, Free State, Northern Provinces)
Western Indian Ocean

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

Lopriore, G. 1899. Amarantaceae africanae. Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 27: 37–64. BHL Reference page. : 39.
Bentham, G. & Hooker, J.D. 1880. Genera Plantarum ad exemplaria imprimis in herbariis Kewensibus servata definita. Vol. 3, pars 1, sistens Dicotyledonum Monochlamydearum ordines XXXVI (Nyctagnieas – Ceratophylleas) et Gymnospermearum ordines III (Gnetaceas – Cycadaceas). A. Black, 459 pp. Londini [London]. BHL Reference page. : 30

Additional references

Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., Mering, S. v., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler R., Ocampo G., Ochoterena, H., Oxelman, B., Rabeler, R. K., Sanchez, A., Schlumpberger, B. O. & Uotila, P. 2015. A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Willdenowia 45(3): 281–383. DOI: 10.3372/wi.45.45301 Open access Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Sericorema. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, Y., Abucay, L., Orrell, T., Nicolson, D., Bailly, N., Kirk, P., Bourgoin, T., DeWalt, R.E., Decock, W., De Wever, A., Nieukerken, E. van, Zarucchi, J. & Penev, L., eds. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 22. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Sericorema. Published online. Accessed: Feb. 22 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Sericorema in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 22. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2019. Sericorema. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Feb. 22.

Sericorema is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Amaranthaceae.[1]

Its native range is Southern Tropical and Southern Africa.[1]


Sericorema remotiflora (Hook.) Lopr.
Sericorema sericea (Schinz) Lopr.


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