Atriplex corrugata

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Atriplex corrugata


Taxonavigation: Caryophyllales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Amaranthaceae s.l.
Cladus: Chenopodiaceae s.str.
Subfamilia: Chenopodioideae
Tribus: Chenopodieae (incl. Atripliceae)
Genus: Atriplex
Species: Atriplex corrugata


Atriplex corrugata S.Watson, Bot. Gaz. 16: 345. (1891)

  • Type: USA: Grand Junction, Colorado, Eastwood s.n.; May 1891. Holotype: F, Isotypes: MO.


  • Homotypic
    • Atriplex nuttallii var. corrugata (S.Watson) A. Nelson, New Man. Bot. Centr. Rocky Mt. 168. (1909)
    • Obione corrugata (S.Watson) Ulbr., Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2 [Engler & Prantl] 16c: 508. (1934)


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Northwestern U.S.A.
      • Colorado
    • South-Central U.S.A.
      • New Mexico
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Utah

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Welsh, S.L.
  • eFloras 2008. Atriplex corrugata in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: Mat-saltbush, mat-atriplex, matscale
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