Genus:
Atriplex L.

Atriplex semibaccata R.Br.

This species is accepted, and its native range is SW., E. & SE. Australia.

[FTEA]

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

Morphology General Habit
Perennial herb, sometimes fruiting in its first year, or thinly woody shrub, grey to grey-green, mealy especially on leaves beneath; stems prostrate, up to 1 m. long.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves oblanceolate, oblong-lanceolate or sometimes narrowly obovate, 0.5–3 (–4) cm. long, 0.2–0.8 (–1) cm. wide, rounded to acute at apex, cuneate at base, entire or with up to 6 small teeth along each margin.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers clustered in leaf-axils, upper clusters male and female mixed, lower female.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruiting bracteoles free to about or below middle, when fresh their lower part swollen, smooth, fleshy, usually cherry-red, sometimes greenish, when dry flattened, veiny, and appearing cuneate into a very short pedicel; basal connate part about 1–3 mm. long; free apical part of each bracteole ovate-triangular, acute, 2–3 mm. long, 3–4 mm. wide, entire or with 1–5 minute teeth on each margin; bracteoles smooth on back, rarely with 1–2 dorsal projections.
Habitat
Weed of gardens and cultivated land
Distribution
native of Australiaintroduced into other parts of the worldnaturalized in South Africa and elsewhere K3

Native to:

New South Wales, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Algeria, Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Arizona, Bolivia, Botswana, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile North, Cyprus, District of Columbia, Djibouti, Egypt, Eritrea, Free State, Hawaii, Iraq, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Lesotho, Libya, Mauritania, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, Namibia, Nevada, New Mexico, Norfolk Is., Northern Provinces, Palestine, Peru, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, Spain, St.Helena, Texas, Tunisia, Utah, Washington, Western Sahara

Atriplex semibaccata R.Br. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
May 2, 1999 Brown, R. [3022], Australia K000898601 holotype Yes
Cunningham, A. [96], New South Wales K000898602 Yes

First published in Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland.: 406 (1810)

Accepted by

  • (1984). Flora of Australia 4: 1-354. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1954). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Chenopodiaceae: 1-26.
  • Brignone, N.F., Denham, S.S. & Pozner, R. (2016). Synopsis of the genus Atriplex (Amaranthaceae, Chenopodioideae) for South America Australian Systematic Botany 29: 324-357.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • 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.
  • Dogignard, A. (2009). Contributions à la connaissance de la flore du Maroc et de l'Afrique du Nord. Nouvelle série. 2. La flore du Nord-Maroc Le Journal de Botanique de la Société Botanique de France 46-47: 1-136.
  • Edwards, S., Tadesse, M., Demissew, S. & Hedberg, I. (eds.) (2000). Flora of Ethiopia and Eritrea 2(1): 1-532. The National Herbarium, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia & The Department of Systematic Botany, Upps.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Garcillán, P.P. & al. (2013). Plantas no nativas naturalizadas de la península de Baja California, México Botanical Sciences 91: 461-475.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmandson, J.R. (eds.) (2016). Flora of Iraq 5(1): 1-284. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Sánchez Gullón, E. & Verloove, F. (2015). New records of interesting xenophytes in the Iberian Peninsula. V Lazaroa 36: 43-50.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2020). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 19(1): 1-378. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.
  • Zuloaga, F.O., Morrone, O. , Belgrano, M.J., Marticorena, C. & Marchesi, E. (eds.) (2008). Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Cono Sur Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 107: 1-3348. Missouri Botanical Garden.

Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

  • (1984). Flora of Australia 4: 1-354. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Audru, J., Cesar, J. & Lebrun, J.-P. (1994). Les Plantes Vasculaires de la République de Djibouti. Flore Illustrée 1: 1-336. CIRAD, Départerment d'Elevage et de Médecine vétérinaire, Djibouti.
  • Barry, J. P. & Celles, J.S. (1991). Flore de Mauritanie 1: 1-359. Centre Regional de Documentation Pedagogique, Nice.
  • Brako, L. & Zarucchi, J.L. (1993). Catalogue of the Flowering Plants and Gymnosperms of Peru Monographs in Systematic Botany from the Missouri Botanical Garden 45: i-xl, 1-1286. Missouri Botanical Garden.
  • Brenan, J.P.M. (1954). Flora of Tropical East Africa, Chenopodiaceae: 1-26.
  • Brignone, N.F., Denham, S.S. & Pozner, R. (2016). Synopsis of the genus Atriplex (Amaranthaceae, Chenopodioideae) for South America Australian Systematic Botany 29: 324-357.
  • Brown, L.C. (1982). The Flora and Fauna of St Helena: 1-88. Land Resources Development Centre, Surbiton, England.
  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003). Flora of North America North of Mexico 4: 1-559. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.
  • Garcillán, P.P. & al. (2013). Plantas no nativas naturalizadas de la península de Baja California, México Botanical Sciences 91: 461-475.
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmandson, J.R. (eds.) (2016). Flora of Iraq 5(1): 1-284. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad.
  • Orchard, A.E. (ed.) (1994). Oceanic Islands 1 Flora of Australia 49: 1-681. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Sánchez Gullón, E. & Verloove, F. (2015). New records of interesting xenophytes in the Iberian Peninsula. V Lazaroa 36: 43-50.

Flora of Tropical East Africa

  • Aellen in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 68: 409, Fig. 4, C (1938).
  • Aellen in A. Engler, Botanische Jahrbücher für Systematik, Pflanzengeschichte und Pflanzengeographie 70: 388, t. 24, C (1940).
  • Benth., Fl. Austral. 5: 175 (1870).
  • Black, Fl. S. Austral., ed. 2, 2: 297, Fig. 372 (1948).
  • R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holl. 1: 406 (1810).

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