1. Family: Amaranthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Bassia Allem
      1. Bassia indica (Wight) A.J.Scott

        This species is accepted, and its native range is S. & E. India.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    India

    Introduced into:

    Algeria, Egypt, Free State, Kenya, Libya, Morocco, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Sudan, Tunisia

    Bassia indica (Wight) A.J.Scott appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Nov 1, 2015 Della, A. [2648], Cyprus K000608116
    Nov 1, 2015 Della, A. [3351], Cyprus K000608115
    Jan 1, 1924 Wight, R. [2479], India Kochia indica K000400258
    Jan 1, 1924 Wight, R. [s.n.], India Kochia indica K000898886
    Jan 1, 1924 Wight, R. [s.n.], India Kochia indica K000898887 Unknown type material

    First published in Feddes Repert. 89: 108 (1978)

    Accepted by

    • Sukhorukov, A.P. & al. (2018). Chorological and taxonomic notes on African Plants, 3 Acta Botanica Gallica: Botany Letters 165: 228-240.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Kadereit, G. & Freitag, H. (2011). Molecular phylogeny of Camphorosmeae (Camphorosmoideae, Chenopodiaceae): Implications for biogeography, evolution of C4-photosynthesis and taxonomy Taxon 60: 51-78.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.

    Not accepted by

    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Kochia indica.]

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Sukhorukov, A.P. & al. (2018). Chorological and taxonomic notes on African Plants, 3 Acta Botanica Gallica: Botany Letters 165: 228-240.
    • Darbyshire, I., Kordofani, M., Farag, I., Candiga, R. & Pickering, H. (eds.) (2015). The Plants of Sudan and South Sudan: 1-400. Kew publishing, Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
    • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Collenette, S. (1999). Wildflowers of Saudi Arabia: 1-799. National commission for wildlife conservation and development (NCWCD), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

    Sources

    Herbarium Catalogue Specimens
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    Kew Backbone Distributions
    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2019. 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 2019. Published on the Internet at http://www.ipni.org and http://apps.kew.org/wcsp/
    © Copyright 2017 International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families. http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0