African Plant Database

Atriplex holocarpa F. Muell.
Protologue : Rep. Pl. Babbage's Exped. 19 (1859)
Information on the genus : Atriplex
Status for NA : accepted (naturalised-introduced)
Status for TA : accepted (present)
Synonym(s) Homotypic
 Atriplex spongiosa var. holocarpa (F. Muell.) J.M. Black
Synonym(s) Heterotypic
=Atriplex spongiosa F. Muell. (1858)
=Senniella spongiosa (F. Muell.) Aellen (1938)
Ecology and distribution
Trop. Afr.
Biology : Annual or short perennial herb to 30 cm tall.
Ecology : in Eritrea: 2300 m alt.
  $Native in Australia

Bibliography for North Africa :
  • VAN DEN BERGHEN, C. (1981). Liste commentée des plantes vasculaires observées dans l'île de Djerba (Tunisie méridionale). Lejeunia Mem. 105: 1-38
  • Fl. Egypt (Boulos) 1: 100 (1999).
  • BOULOS, L. & E. LE FLOC'H (2008). Flore de Tunisie : catalogue synonymique commenté
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see under The Euro-Mediterranean Plant Base
see under African Plants - a Photo Guide
see under Herbarium, North Africa MPU
carte afrique num 131489
Record n°131489
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