Genus:
Atriplex L.

Atriplex suberecta I.Verd.

This species is accepted, and its native range is S. Australia.

[FZ]

Chenopodiaceae, J. P. M. Brenan. Flora Zambesiaca 9:1. 1988

Morphology General Habit
Annual herb, 12–60 cm., decumbent to suberect.
Morphology Leaves
Leaves variable in shape, in outline ovate to elliptic or oblong, 1–6 cm. long, 0.5–3 cm. wide, mostly obtuse to subtruncate at apex, cuneate to attenuate at base, normally with 1–5 coarse teeth on each margin; inferior leaves occasionally subentire or entire; grey vesicular hairs scattered and often sparse on both surfaces except on young leaves.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Flowers clustered in leaf-axils, upper clusters male or mixed, lower female.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Fruiting bracteoles almost sessile, their basal connate part about 2 mm. long, obconical or campanulate, becoming thick hard and pale; free apical part of each bracteole semicircular to triangular in outline, 2–3 mm. long, 1.5–3.5 mm, wide acute or subacute at apex, with 1–4 small teeth on each margin; bracteoles in centre smooth or venose, not at all tuberculate or muricate.

Native to:

New South Wales, South Australia, Tasmania, Victoria, Western Australia

Introduced into:

Argentina Northeast, Argentina Northwest, Argentina South, Bolivia, California, Canary Is., Cape Provinces, Chile Central, Chile North, Cyprus, France, Free State, Hawaii, Mexico Northwest, Morocco, Namibia, Northern Provinces, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Sinai, St.Helena, Utah, Zimbabwe

Atriplex suberecta I.Verd. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status Has image?
Henrici [3854], South Africa K000243893 Unknown type material Yes

First published in Bothalia 6: 418 (1954)

Accepted by

  • (1984). Flora of Australia 4: 1-354. Australian Government Publishing Service, Canberra.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.
  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.
  • 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.
  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria.
  • Govaerts, R. (1995). World Checklist of Seed Plants 1(1, 2): 1-483, 529. MIM, Deurne.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 9(1): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Verloove, Fl. & Reyes-Betancort, J.A. (2011). Additions to the flora of Tenerife (Canary islands, Spain) Collectanea Botanica 30: 63-78.
  • 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.
  • (2020). http://media.bgbm.org/erez/erez?cmd=get&src=cypricola/Cypricola015%5FHand%5F2020%5FRecords%2D1996%2D2019.pdf epublication.
  • Boulos, L. (1999). Flora of Egypt 1: 1-419. Al Hadara Publishing, Cairo.
  • 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.
  • Dobignard, A. & Chatelain, C. (2011). Index synonymique de la flore d'Afrique du nord 2: 1-429. Éditions des conservatoire et jardin botaniques, Genève.
  • Dufour-Dror, J.M. & Fragman-Sapir, O. in Dufour-Dror, J.M. (2019). Alien Plant Species in Natural & Disturbed Areas in Israel Alien Invasive Plants in Israel, ed. 2: 1-246. Dan Perry Pub., Nature & Parks Authority, Israel Ministry of Environmental Protection.
  • 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.
  • Launert, E. (ed.) (1988). Flora Zambesiaca 9(1): 1-179. Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew.
  • Zuloaga, F.O. & Belgrano, M.J. (eds.) (2020). Flora Argentina. Flora vascular de la República Argentina 19(1): 1-378. INTA, IMBIV & IBODA.

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