Chenopodium nutans

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Chenopodium nutans


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
Genus: Chenopodium
Species: Chenopodium nutans

Subspecies: C. n. subsp. eremaeum – C. n. subsp. linifolium – C. n. subsp. nutans – C. n. subsp. oxycarpum


Chenopodium nutans (R.Br.) S. Fuentes & Borsch, Molec. Phylogen. Evol. 62(1): 372. (2012)


  • Basionym
    • Rhagodia nutans R.Br., Prodr. Fl. Nov. Holland. 408. (1810)
      • Type: "(D. M.) v.v." Tasmania. Banks of River Derwent, Feb. 1804; R. Brown, Dist. no. 3043. Holotype: BM, Isotype: K.
  • Homotypic
    • Einadia nutans (R.Br.) A.J.Scott, Feddes Repert. 89(1): 3. (1978)

Native distribution areas

Display the range areas:
  • Australasia
    • Australia
      • Northern Territory, South Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, Tasmania, Norfolk Isl. (Lord Howe Isl.)
  • Pacific
    • Southwestern Pacific
      • New Caledonia

introduced elsewhere

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


Primary references[edit]


  • Australian Plant Name Index (APNI) 2018. Chenopodium nutans. Integrated Botanical Information System (IBIS). Australian National Botanic Gardens & Australian National Herbarium. Accessed:2018 Nov. 6.
  • Hassler, M. 2018. Chenopodium nutans. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World (2019). In: Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., Nieukerken E. van, Zarucchi, J., Penev L., eds. 2018. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 6.
  • International Plant Names Index. 2016. Chenopodium nutans. Published online. Accessed Mar. 8 2016.
  • 2016. Chenopodium nutans. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 8.

Vernacular names[edit]

English: Climbing Saltbush, Nodding Saltbush
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