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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: Polycnemoideae
Tribus: Polycnemeae
Genus: Hemichroa

Species: H. pentandra

Names in synonymy: H. diandra – H. mesembryanthema

Hemichroa R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 409. (1810)

Type species: Hemichroa pentandra R.Br.

Native distribution areas:

Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria

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

Brown, R. 1810. Prodromus Florae Novae Hollandiae et Insulae Van Diemen. pp. i–viii + 145–590, Londini: R.Taylor. BHL Reference page. : 409

Additional references

Masson, R. & Kadereit, G. 2013. Phylogeny of Polycnemoideae (Amaranthaceae): Implications for biogeography, character evolution and taxonomy. Taxon 62 (1): 100–111. DOI: 10.1002/tax.621009 JSTORReference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Hemichroa. 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 Nov. 19. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Hemichroa. Published online. Accessed: Nov. 19 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Hemichroa in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Nov. 19. Reference page. 2019. Hemichroa. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Nov. 19.

Hemichroa is a small genus of plants in the family Amaranthaceae containing three species. It is endemic to Australia.

Hemichroa is a genus of succulent, halophytic, perennial herbs and shrubs. They are found coastally as well as in salt marshes and around inland salt lakes.[1]

"Hemichroa R.Br". FloraBase. Western Australian Herbarium. Retrieved 2012-05-23

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