1. Family: Amaranthaceae Juss.
    1. Genus: Bassia Allem
      1. Bassia muricata (L.) Asch.

        This species is accepted, and its native range is E. Medit., N. & NE. Africa, Arabian Peninsula.

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    Distribution

    Native to:

    Algeria, Cyprus, Egypt, Ethiopia, Gulf States, Iran, Kuwait, Lebanon-Syria, Libya, Mali, Mauritania, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Tunisia, Western Sahara, Yemen

    Bassia muricata (L.) Asch. appears in other Kew resources:

    Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
    Gillett, J.B. [16068], Jordan K000286313
    Gillett, J.B. [15793], Jordan K000286314
    Townsend, C.C. [43], Jordan K000286315
    Boulos, L. [8560], Jordan K000286317
    Al-Eisawi, D. [5062], Jordan K000286320
    Al-Eisawi, D. [4244], Jordan K000286321
    Hassan, M. [182], Jordan K000286318
    Tackholm, V. [9043], Jordan K000286316
    Darwazeh, B. [25], Jordan K000286319

    First published in G.Schweinfurth & auct. suc. (eds.), Beitr. Fl. Aethiop.: 187 (1867)

    Accepted by

    • 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.
    • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Govaerts, R. (1996). World Checklist of Seed Plants 2(1, 2): 1-492. MIM, Deurne.
    • Dobignard, A., Jacquemoud, F. & Jordan, D. (1992). Matériaux pour la conaissance floristique du Sahara occidental et l'Anti-Atlas méridional. I. Pteridophyta à Rosaceae Candollea 47: 113-179.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.
    • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
    • Boudet, G., Lebrun, J.P. & Demange, R. (1986). Catalogue des plantes vasculaires du Mali: 1-465. Etudes d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux.
    • Daoud, H.S. in Al-Rawi, A. (1985). Flora of Kuwait 1: 1-224. Alden Press Ltd., U.K.

    Literature

    Kew Backbone Distributions
    • Wood, J.R.I. (1997). A handbook of the Yemen Flora: 1-434. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
    • Ghazanfar, S.A. (1992). An Annotated Catalogue of the Vascular Plants of Oman and their Vernacular names Scripta Botanica Belgica 2: 1-153.

    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