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This genus is accepted, and its native range is SE. Europe to Mongolia.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Altay, Buryatiya, China North-Central, Chita, East Aegean Is., Egypt, Greece, Inner Mongolia, Iran, Iraq, Irkutsk, Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Krasnoyarsk, Kriti, Manchuria, Mongolia, North Caucasus, Pakistan, Palestine, Qinghai, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, South European Russi, Tadzhikistan, Transcaucasus, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Tuva, Uzbekistan, West Siberia, Xinjiang

Atraphaxis L. appears in other Kew resources:

First published in Sp. Pl.: 475 (1753)

Accepted by

  • Schuster, T.M., Reveal, J.L., Bayly, M.J. & Kron, K.A. (2015). An updated molecular phylogeny of Polygonoideae (Polygonaceae): relationships of Oxygonum, Pteroxygonum, and Rumex, and a new circumscription of Koenigia Taxon 64: 1188-1208.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.

Kew Backbone Distributions
The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2021. 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 2021. 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