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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.)
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 updated: 10-Dec-2013
Species priority site is: National Arboretum (NA).
Accessions: 29 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.

Common names:

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

Economic importance:

Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)



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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: (26 November 2015)

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