Grayia spinosa

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Grayia spinosa


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: Atripliceae
Genus: Grayia
Species: Grayia spinosa


Grayia spinosa (Hook.) Moq. (1849)


  • Homotypic
  • Chenopodium spinosum Hook. (1838) - basionym
    • Type: (USA, California): D.Douglas s.n. Holotype: K.
  • Grayia polygaloides Hook. & Arn. (1840), nom.illeg.
  • Eremosemium spinosum (Hook.) Greene (1900)
  • Atriplex grayi Collotzi ex W.A. Weber (1985), nomen nov. (blocking by Atriplex spinosa (Moq.) D.Dietr. 1852)


Additional References[edit]

  • Zacharias, E.H. & Baldwin, B.G. 2010. A molecular phylogeny of North American Atripliceae (Chenopodiaceae), with implications for floral and photosynthetic pathway evolution. Systematic botany, 35(4): 839-857. doi: 10.1600/036364410X539907 reference page 
  • Holmgren, N.H. 'eFloras 2008. Grayia spinosa in Flora of North America . Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


Vernacular names[edit]

English: hopsage, spiny hopsage
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