bastard toadflax

(Comandra umbellata)

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Distribution
 
 

Distribution Map

 

Sources

2, 3, 4, 5, 7, 28.

 
  8/6/2020      
         
 
Taxonomy
 
  Kingdom Plantae (green algae and land plants)  
  Subkingdom Viridiplantae (green plants)  
  Infrakingdom Streptophyta (land plants and green algae)  
  Superdivision Embryophyta (land plants)  
  Division Tracheophyta (vascular plants)  
  Subdivision Spermatophytina (seed plants)  
  Class Magnoliopsida (flowering plants)  
  Superorder Santalanae  
 

Order

Santalales  
 

Family

Comandraceae (bastard toadflax)  
 

Genus

Comandra  
       
 

In A revised classification of Santalales (Nickrent, D. L. et al. 2010) four new families were named that previously were included in the family Santalaceae. The new family Comandraceae contains two genera: Comandra, with one species; and Geocaulon, with one species. Comandra umbellata is the only species in the genus Comandra.

 
       
 

Subordinate Taxa

 
 

bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata ssp. umbellata)

California bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata ssp. californica)

pale bastard toadflax (Comandra umbellata ssp. pallida)

 
       
 

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Common Names

 
 

bastard toadflax

 
       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

       
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