Hammada griffithii

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Hammada griffithii


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: Salsoloideae
Tribus: Salsoleae
Genus: Hammada
Species: Hammada griffithii



Hammada griffithii (Moq.) Iljin, Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 33: 583. (1948)

(Accepted by Akhani 2007. Considered as synonym of Haloxylon griffithii by Hassler 2019 and Govaerts 2019)


  • Basionym
    • Caroxylon griffithii Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 175. (1849)
      • Type: Aghanistan (Bamian, "Kulloo pass", "Topchee"), W. Griffith Journ. 1103. Lectotype (selected by I.C.Hedge 1997: 324.): K K000899514,
  • Homotypic
    • Arthrophytum griffithii (Moq.) Ulbr., Nat. Pflanzenfam., ed. 2 [Engler & Prantl] 16c: 570. (1934)
    • Haloxylon griffithii (Moq.) Boiss., Fl. Orient. [Boissier] 4(2): 950. (1879)
    • Haloxylon griffithii subsp. griffithii (autonym, in Flora Iranica 1997)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Hedge 1997, Hassler 2019)


Native distribution areas:
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Middle Asia
      • Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
    • Western Asia
      • Afghanistan
  • Asia-Tropical
    • Indian Subcontinent
      • Pakistan (Baluchistan)

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



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