Chenopodium foliosum Asch.

First published in Fl. Brandenburg: 572 (1864)
This name is a synonym of Blitum virgatum

POWO follows these authorities in synonymising this name:

  • Allred, K.W. (2012). Flora Neomexicana, ed. 2, 1: 1-599. Range Science Herbarium, Las Cruces, New Mexico. [Cited as Blitum virgatum.]
  • Ghazanfar, S.A. & Edmandson, J.R. (eds.) (2016). Flora of Iraq 5(1): 1-284. Ministry of Agriculture & Agrarian Reform, Baghdad. [Cited as Blitum virgatum.]
  • Sukhorukov, A.P. & Kushunina, M. (2014). Taxonomic revision of Chenopodiaceae in Nepal. Phytotaxa 191: 10-44. [Cited as Blitum virgatum.]
  • Sukhorukov, A.P., Liu, P.L. & Kushunina, M. (2019). Taxonomic revision of Chenopodiaceae in Himalaya and Tibet. PhytoKeys 116: 1-141. [Cited as Blitum virgatum.]

This name was accepted following an alternative taxonomy by these authorities:

  • Germishuizen, G. & Meyer, N.L. (eds.) (2003). Plants of Southern Africa an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14: 1-1231. National Botanical Institute, Pretoria. [Cited as Chenopodium foliosum.]
  • Govaerts, R. (1999). World Checklist of Seed Plants 3(1, 2a & 2b): 1-1532. MIM, Deurne. [Cited as Chenopodium foliosum.]
  • Kravchenko, A.V., Timofeeva, V.V., Rudkocskaya, O.A. & Fadeeva, M.A. (2008). Vascular plant species new and rare to Karelia. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 94: 776-788. [Cited as Chenopodium foliosum.]
  • Lustyk, P. & Doležal, J. (eds.) (2018). Additamenta ad floram Reipublicae Bohemicae - XVI. Zprávy Ceské Botanické Spolecnosti 53: 31-112. [Cited as Chenopodium foliosum.]
  • Skvortsov, A.K. (2011). Zametka o dvukh sredneaziatskich topolyakh. Byulleten' Glavnogo Botaniceskogo Sada 195: 32-37. [Cited as Chenopodium foliosum.]
  • Tutin, T.G. & al. (eds.) (1993). Flora Europaea ed. 2, 1: 1-581. Cambridge University Press. [Cited as Chenopodium foliosum.]

Other Data

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