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This species is accepted, and its native range is Macaronesia, Europe, Medit. to NE. Tropical Africa and Sri Lanka.
Chenopodiastrum murale

[UNAL]

Bernal, R., G. Galeano, A. Rodríguez, H. Sarmiento y M. Gutiérrez. 2017. Nombres Comunes de las Plantas de Colombia. http://www.biovirtual.unal.edu.co/nombrescomunes/

Vernacular
cenizo

[FTEA]

Chenopodiaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of Tropical East Africa. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Annual up to 90 cm. high, upright or spreading, normally much branched, green, rarely red-tinged, mealy especially on young parts but rarely densely so.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves variable, commonly rhombic-ovate, rarely narrower, about 1.5–9 cm. long and 0.8–5 (–7) cm. wide, without any tendency for especially prominent basal lobes, but with several coarse irregular ascending usually sharp teeth (about 5–15 teeth on each margin, rarely fewer).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorecences leafy, composed of divaricately branched cymes up to 5 cm. long, terminal and from upper axils.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers greenish, minute, about 1–1.5 mm. in diameter.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Calyx
Sepals 5, papillose on margins and outside, each with a blunt raised green keel towards apex only.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Pericarp very difficult to detach from seed.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds (Fig. 2/3, p. 3) black, somewhat shining, 1.2–1.5 mm. in diameter, acutely keeled; testa under microscope marked with very close minute rounded pits.
Habitat
A weed of crops, old cultivations and pasture land; 1070–1950 m.
Distribution
K3 K4 T2 T5

[FZ]

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

Morphology General Habit
Annual up to 90 cm. high, upright or spreading, normally much branched, green, rarely red-tinged, with mealy hairs especially on young parts but rarely densely clothed.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves variable, commonly rhombic-ovate in outline, rarely narrower, (0.7) 1.5–9 × (0.4) 0.8–5 (7) cm., without any tendency for especially prominent basal lobes, but with several coarse irregular ascending usually sharp teeth (about 5–15 on each margin, rarely fewer).
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences leafy, composed of divericately branching cymes up to 5 cm. long, terminal and from upper and sometimes median axils.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers greenish, minute, about 1–1.5 mm. in diam.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth segments 5, papillose on margins and outside, each with a blunt raised green keel towards apex only.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Pericarp very difficult to detach from seed. Seeds black, somewhat shining, 1.2–1.5 mm. in diam., acutely keeled; testa (seen under microscope) marked with very close minute rounded pits.

[CPLC]

Bernal, R., Gradstein, S.R. & Celis, M. (eds.). 2015. Catálogo de plantas y líquenes de Colombia. Instituto de Ciencias Naturales, Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá. http://catalogoplantasdecolombia.unal.edu.co

Distribution
Naturalizada en Colombia; Alt. 2300 - 2900 m.; Andes.
Morphology General Habit
Hierba
Conservation
No Evaluada

[FSOM]

M. Thulin et al. Flora of Somalia, Vol. 1-4 [updated 2008] https://plants.jstor.org/collection/FLOS

Morphology General Habit
Annual up to 0.9 m high, usually much branched, mealy, especially on young parts, but rarely densely so, rarely red tinged
Morphology Leaves
Leaves variable, commonly rhombic to ovate, rarely narrower, (15–)25–60(–90) x (8–)14–42(–70) mm, tip acute, base cuneate, decurrent into winged petiole 16–25 mm long, margins with 5–15 coarse irregular, usually sharp teeth on each side
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescences leafy, with divaricately branched cymes up to 5 cm long, terminal and from upper axils
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers 1–1.5 mm in diam. Perianth segments 5, papillose on margins and outside and with short blunt longitudinal keel towards tip
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Androecium Stamens
Stamens 5
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Perianth
Perianth shed with fruit; pericarp very difficult to detach from seed
Morphology Reproductive morphology Seeds
Seeds 1.2–1.5 mm in diam., black, somewhat shining, acutely keeled; testa with dense microscopic rounded pits.
Distribution
N1, 2 a cosmopolitan weed.
Ecology
Altitude range 1300–1800 m.
Vernacular
Aiyu guri, a’yo (Somali).
Note
A variable species for which a number of infraspecific taxa have been described.

[FWTA]

Chenopodiaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora of West Tropical Africa 1:1. 1954

Morphology General Habit
Annual normally much-branched herb up to 3 ft. high
Morphology Leaves
Mostly rhombic-ovate leaves
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Minute greenish flowers in divaricately branched leafy cymes.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Albania, Algeria, Austria, Azores, Baleares, Baltic States, Bangladesh, Belarus, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Is., Cape Verde, Central European Rus, Chad, Corse, Cyprus, Czechoslovakia, Djibouti, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Gulf States, Hungary, India, Iran, Iraq, Italy, Kirgizstan, Kriti, Krym, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Madeira, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Caucasus, Oman, Pakistan, Palestine, Panamá, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Sardegna, Saudi Arabia, Selvagens, Sicilia, Sinai, Socotra, Somalia, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Switzerland, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Tunisia, Turkey, Turkey-in-Europe, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan, West Himalaya, Western Sahara, Yemen, Yugoslavia

Introduced into:

Alabama, Angola, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Arkansas, Aruba, Ascension, Bahamas, Bermuda, Bolivia, Botswana, Brazil Northeast, Brazil Southeast, Brazil West-Central, British Columbia, California, Cape Provinces, Chatham Is., Chile Central, Chile North, Chile South, Colombia, Connecticut, Cuba, Delaware, Denmark, Desventurados Is., District of Columbia, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Finland, Florida, Free State, Galápagos, Georgia, Great Britain, Haiti, Hawaii, Honduras, Illinois, Indiana, Jamaica, Jawa, Juan Fernández Is., Kentucky, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Leeward Is., Lesotho, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mexico Northwest, Mexico Southwest, Michigan, Missouri, Namibia, Netherlands Antilles, Nevada, New Brunswick, New Caledonia, New Jersey, New Mexico, New South Wales, New York, New Zealand North, New Zealand South, Nicaragua, Niger, Norfolk Is., North Carolina, Northern Provinces, Northern Territory, Norway, Ohio, Oklahoma, Ontario, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Peru, Puerto Rico, Queensland, Québec, Rhode I., Rodrigues, Rwanda, Réunion, Saskatchewan, Senegal, South Australia, South Carolina, St.Helena, Swaziland, Sweden, Tanzania, Tasmania, Tennessee, Texas, Tristan da Cunha, Turks-Caicos Is., Uruguay, Utah, Venezuela, Venezuelan Antilles, Vermont, Victoria, Virginia, West Virginia, Western Australia, Wisconsin, Zambia, Zimbabwe

Chenopodiastrum murale (L.) S.Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
Nov 1, 2015 Della, A. [2209], Cyprus K000608117
Preston, T.A. [s.n.], Brazil K001204986
Glaziou [1878], Brazil K001204983
Glaziou [4179], Brazil K001204985
Saint-Hilaire, A. [C2/1852], Brazil K001204982
Burchell [1195], Brazil K001204979
Harley, R.M. [24228], Brazil K001204987
Gardner [5589], Brazil K001204981
Silva, L.A.M. [2311], Brazil K001204988
Riedel [s.n.], Brazil K001204984
Moraes, J.C. [s.n.], Brazil K001204978
Hellen, B. [s.n.] K001204980
South Africa Chenopodium murale K000243864 Unknown type material
Sheahan, M-C. [MCS283], United Kingdom Chenopodium murale K000696389
Sheahan, M.C. [MCS322], United Kingdom Chenopodium murale K000696753
Cope, T.A. [RBG 472], Great Britain Chenopodium murale K000914043
Duffey, E. A. G. [304], St.Helena Chenopodium murale K000195670
Jan 1, 1975 Hooker, J.D. [868], Tasmania Rhagodia baccata var. congesta K000898385
s.coll. [s.n.], Australia Rhagodia baccata var. congesta K000898384 Unknown type material

First published in Willdenowia 42: 14 (2012)

Accepted by

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