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Taxon: Atriplex nummularia Lindl.

Genus: Atriplex
Family: Chenopodiaceae subfamily: Chenopodioideae tribe: Chenopodieae. Also placed in: Amaranthaceae
Nomen number: 6030
Place of publication: T. L. Mitchell, J. exped. trop. Australia 64. 1848
Name verified on: 11-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 04-Nov-2008
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL).
Accessions: 18 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • giant saltbush   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • old-man saltbush   (Source: Names Beetle ) – English
  • oumansoutbos   (Source: Weeds SAfr 2001 ) – Afrikaans
  • da yang zhou bin li   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia - New South Wales, Northern Territory, Queensland, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Egypt
    Southern Africa: South Africa
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Israel
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - Arizona, California
    Mexico
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Chile

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

  • Aellen, P. 1938. Revision der australischen und neuseelandischen Chenopodiaceae. Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 68:376–380.
  • Australian Systematic Botany Society. 1981. Flora of central Australia.
  • Beetle, A. A. 1970. Recommended plant names. Univ. Wyoming Agr. Exp. Sta. Res. J. 31.
  • Black, J. M. 1943–1957. Flora of Southern Australia, ed. 2.
  • Boulos, L. 1999–. Flora of Egypt.
  • Danin, A. 2004. Distribution atlas of plants in the Flora Palaestina area.
  • FNA Editorial Committee. 1993–. Flora of North America.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • George, A. S., ed. 1984. Flora of Australia. 4:130.
  • Germishuizen, G. & N. L. Meyer, eds. 2003. Plants of southern Africa: an annotated checklist. Strelitzia 14.
  • Henderson, L. 2001. Alien weeds and invasive plants: a complete guide to declared weeds and invaders in South Africa. Plant Protection Research Institute, Handbook 12.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Huxley, A., ed. 1992. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening.
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion. 2008. Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares.
  • Li, H. L. et al., eds. 1975–1979. Flora of Taiwan.
  • Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium. 1976. Hortus third.
  • Munz, P. A. & D. D. Keck. 1959. A California flora.
  • Munz, P. A. 1974. A flora of southern California.
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource).
  • Quézel, P. & S. Santa. 1962–1963. Nouvelle flore de l'Algerie.
  • Rehm, S. 1994. Multilingual dictionary of agronomic plants.
  • Welsh, S. L. & C. Crompton. 1995. Names and types in perennial Atriplex Linnaeus (Chenopodiaceae) in North America selectively exclusive of Mexico. Great Basin Naturalist 55:328.
  • Willis, J. H. 1970–1972. A handbook to plants in Victoria.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. 1994–. Flora of China (English edition).
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Atriplex nummularia Lindl.:

  • Flora of North America: Collaborative Floristic Effort of North American Botanists
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP: North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program
  • Flora del Conosur: Catálogo de las Plantas Vasculares del Conosur
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • AVH: Australia's Virtual Herbarium
  • ABRS: Australian Biological Resources Study Flora of Australia online
  • SIBIS: South African National Biodiversity Institute's (SANBI) Integrated Biodiversity System
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.

Images:

  • Fruit: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?6030 (26 October 2014)

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