Muehlenbeckia hastulata

(Smith) I. M. Johnston

Contr. Gray Herb. 81: 88. 1928.

Common names: Wirevine
Basionym: Rumex hastulatus Smith in A. Rees, Cycl. 30: Rumex no. 29. 1815
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 5. Treatment on page 486. Mentioned on page 485.


Varieties 3 (1 in the flora).

J. Brandbyge (1992) recognized two other varieties of Muehlenbeckia hastulata distinguished by leaf shape, inflorescence size, and achene morphology. Variety rotundata (Philippi) Brandbyge is endemic in Argentina and Chile; var. fascicularis (Meisner) Brandbyge is endemic in Chile.

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