1. Family: Amaranthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Atriplex L.
      1. Atriplex suberecta I.Verd.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Australia.

    [FZ]

    Chenopodiaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora Zambesiaca 9:1. 1988

    Habit
    Annual herb, 12–60 cm., decumbent to suberect.
    Leaves
    Leaves variable in shape, in outline ovate to elliptic or oblong, 1–6 cm. long, 0.5–3 cm. wide, mostly obtuse to subtruncate at apex, cuneate to attenuate at base, normally with 1–5 coarse teeth on each margin; inferior leaves occasionally subentire or entire; grey vesicular hairs scattered and often sparse on both surfaces except on young leaves.
    Flowers
    Flowers clustered in leaf-axils, upper clusters male or mixed, lower female.
    Fruits
    Fruiting bracteoles almost sessile, their basal connate part about 2 mm. long, obconical or campanulate, becoming thick hard and pale; free apical part of each bracteole semicircular to triangular in outline, 2–3 mm. long, 1.5–3.5 mm, wide acute or subacute at apex, with 1–4 small teeth on each margin; bracteoles in centre smooth or venose, not at all tuberculate or muricate.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

    Introduced into:

    Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Bolivia, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile North, France, Free State, Hawaii, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, St.Helena, Utah, Zimbabwe

    Atriplex suberecta I.Verd. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Henrici [3854], South Africa K000243893 Unknown type material

    First published in Bothalia 6: 418 (1954)

    Accepted by

    • Brignone, N.F., Denham, S.S. & Pozner, R. (2016). Synopsis of the genus Atriplex (Amaranthaceae, Chenopodioideae) for South America Australian Systematic Botany 29: 324-357.
    • Garcillán, P.P. & al. (2013). Plantas no nativas naturalizadas de la península de Baja California, México Botanical Sciences 91: 461-475.
    • Verloove, Fl. & Reyes-Betancort, J.A. (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain) Collectanea Botanica 30: 63-78.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 9(1): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Brignone, N.F., Denham, S.S. & Pozner, R. (2016). Synopsis of the genus Atriplex (Amaranthaceae, Chenopodioideae) for South America Australian Systematic Botany 29: 324-357.
    • Garcillán, P.P. & al. (2013). Plantas no nativas naturalizadas de la península de Baja California, México Botanical Sciences 91: 461-475.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 9(1): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.

    Sources

    Flora Zambesiaca
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    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0

    Kew Names and Taxonomic Backbone
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2018. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
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