Genus:
Atriplex L.

Atriplex griffithii Moq.

This species is accepted, and its native range is Iran to NW. Pakistan.

[FSOM]

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

Morphology General Habit
Subshrub to 50 cm high; all parts mealy when young, later glabrescent
Morphology Leaves
Leaves alternate, rarely subopposite; petiole 1.2 mm long, leaf-blade 7–11 x 6–8 mm, base broadly cuneate (rarely some leaves with a ± hastate base) or subcordate (not usual in Flora area), tip rounded to emarginate, margin entire, lateral veins not visible
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence not clearly delimited from vegetative part, lower clusters of flowers in axils of leaf-like bracts
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flower clusters usually with many male flowers and a few female Male perianth 5-merous, c. 1 mm in diam. Fruiting bracteoles on 0.5–1 mm pedicel, broadly ovoid, 4–6 x 4–6 mm, base cuneate, tip rounded, margin entire, often ± reflexed, veins usually obvious but sometimes central part conspicuously muricate or tuberculate, tubercles usually irregularly lobed and then veins obscured.

Native to:

Afghanistan, Iran, Pakistan

Atriplex griffithii Moq. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Jan 1, 1937 Griffith, W. [1751], Afghanistan K000898554 holotype Yes
Jan 1, 1937 Aucher Eloy, P.M.R. [5268] K000898553 Yes
s.coll. [s.n.] K000898556 Yes
Griffith, W. [1751], Afghanistan K000898555 Yes

First published in A.P.de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 102 (1849)

Accepted by

  • Freitag, H. & al. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 204: 1-217. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Hedge, I.C., Akhani, H., Freitag, H., Kothe-Heinrich, G., Podlech, D., Rilke, S. & Uotila, P. (1997). Flora Iranica 172: 1-371. Naturhistorisches Museums Wien.
  • Miller, A.G. & Morris, M. (2004). Ethnoflora of Soqotra Archipelago: 1-759. The Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • Freitag, H. & al. (2001). Flora of Pakistan 204: 1-217. Department of Botany, University of Karachi, Karachi.

Flora of Somalia

  • Flora Somalia, Vol 1, (1993) Author: by I. Friis & M. G. Gilbert [updated by M. Thulin 2008]

  • Flora of Somalia

    Flora of Somalia
    http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/3.0

  • Herbarium Catalogue Specimens

    Digital Image © Board of Trustees, RBG Kew http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/

  • Kew Backbone Distributions

    The International Plant Names Index and World Checklist of Selected Plant Families 2022. 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 2022. 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