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Classification

Kingdom: Plantae (2558)

  Phylum: Tracheophyta (2456)

    Class: Magnoliopsida (2078)

      Order: Caryophyllales (103)

        Family: Amaranthaceae (15) (family description)

          Genus: Froelichia (1)

           Epithet: humboldtiana (Schult.) Seub. (1)

humboldtiana => in honor of Friedrich Wilhelm Heinrich Alexander von Humboldt (1769–1859), Prussian geographer, naturalist and explorer who travelled extensively in Latin America

Characteristics

Climate: tropical

Habit: herb

Flower colour: yellow, beige

External links

Check for Froelichia humboldtiana at World Flora Online, GBIF or IPNI

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