Tetragonia L.

First published in Sp. Pl.: 480 (1753)
This genus is accepted
The native range of this genus is NE. & E. Tropical Africa, Angola to S. Africa, Subtropical Asia Australiasia, Easter Island, Peru to Chile.

Distribution

Native to:

Angola, Botswana, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, China South-Central, China Southeast, Ethiopia, Free State, Japan, Kenya, Kermadec Is., Korea, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Myanmar, Namibia, Nansei-shoto, New Caledonia, New South Wales, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Ogasawara-shoto, Peru, Queensland, South Australia, Taiwan, Tasmania, Victoria, Vietnam, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Ascension, Azores, Baleares, Bermuda, Bolivia, Brazil Northeast, Brazil South, Brazil Southeast, California, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Chile South, Connecticut, Costa Rica, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, Easter Is., Ecuador, Finland, Florida, Great Britain, Greece, Guatemala, Hawaii, Honduras, Italy, Jawa, Libya, Louisiana, Madeira, Massachusetts, Mauritius, Mexico Gulf, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, Mozambique, New York, North Carolina, Oregon, Palestine, Pennsylvania, Portugal, Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Somalia, Spain, St.Helena, Sumatera, Sweden, Tonga, Tubuai Is., Uganda, Uruguay, Uzbekistan, West Virginia, Wisconsin

Synonyms

Homotypic Synonyms

Heterotypic Synonyms

Accepted Species

Classification

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POWO follows these authorities in accepting this name:

  • Govaerts, R., Nic Lughadha, E., Black, N., Turner, R. & Paton, A. (2021). The World Checklist of Vascular Plants, a continuously updated resource for exploring global plant diversity. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41597-021-00997-6. Scientific Data 8: 215.

Flora Zambesiaca

  • Gen. Pl. ed. 5: 215 (1754).
  • Sp. Pl. 1: 480 (1753)

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Adamson, J. S. Afr. Bot. 21: 109 (1955)
  • L., Gen. Pl., ed. 5: 215 (1754)
  • Sp. Pl.: 480 (1753)

Other Data

Other Kew resources that provide information on this taxon:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1992 Morong, T. [1265] Chile K000531504 Unknown Type Material Yes
Chile K000531502 Unknown Type Material Yes
Burke [H. 13] South Africa K000362508 Type Yes
Burke [H. 13] South Africa K000362509 Unknown Type Material Yes
Garside, S. [4409] South Africa K:SPC-26653.000 No
Dinter [3905] Namibia K000362520 Unknown Type Material Yes
Gay, C. [s.n.] Chile K000531503 Unknown Type Material Yes
Dinter [4922] Namibia K000362507 Unknown Type Material Yes
Schenk, A. [371] South Africa K000362521 Unknown Type Material Yes

Sources

  • Flora Zambesiaca

    • Flora Zambesiaca
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Somalia

    • Flora of Somalia
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Flora of Tropical East Africa

    • Flora of Tropical East Africa
    • http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0
  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    • 'The Herbarium Catalogue, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the Internet http://www.kew.org/herbcat [accessed on Day Month Year]'. Please enter the date on which you consulted the system.
  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0
  • Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone

    • The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants 2024. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and https://powo.science.kew.org/
    • © Copyright 2023 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Vascular Plants. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0