Atriplex elegans var. fasciculata

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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 elegans
Varietas: Atriplex elegans var. fasciculata



Atriplex elegans (Moq.) D.Dietr. var. fasciculata (S. Watson) M.E. Jones, Contr. W. Bot. 12: 76. (1908)


  • Basionym
    • Atriplex fasciculata S. Watson, , Proc. Amer. Acad. Arts 17: 377. (1882)
      • Type: United States: California; near Fish Ponds, Mohave Desert, S. Bonsall & W. F. Parish 1351. Lectotype: A, Isolectotypes: DS [90515], MO, PH, US [48458], UV.
  • Homotypic
    • Atriplex elegans subsp. fasciculata (S. Watson) H.M.Hall & Clem., Phylogenet. Meth. 301, fig. 42, pl. 46. (1923)
    • Obione fasciculata (S.Watson) S.C.Sand. & G.L.Chu, Gen. New Evol. System World Chenopod. 157. (2017)
  • Heterotypic
    • Atriplex saltonensis Parish, Muhlenbergia 9: 57. (1913)
      • Type: United States: California; Mecca, in alkaline soil. Parish 8452. Holotype: A.


Native distribution areas:
  • Northern America
    • Southwestern U.S.A.
      • Arizona, California, Nevada
    • Mexico
      • Baja California Sur, Baja California Norte, Sonora

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



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Vernacular names

English: Mecca orach