Caroxylon tetragonum

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Caroxylon tetragonum (labeled as Salsola tetrandra


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: Caroxyleae
Genus: Caroxylon
Species: Caroxylon tetragonum


Caroxylon tetragonum (Delile) Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 176. (1849)


  • Basionym
    • Salsola tetragona Delile, Fl. Egypt 203. t. 21. f. 4. (1813)
  • Homotypic
    • Halogeton tetragonus (Delile) Moq., Chenop. Monogr. Enum. 159. (1840)
  • Heterotypic (ref. Govaerts 2019)
    • Salsola diplantha Botsch., Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 9: 144. (1972)
    • Salsola pachoi Volkens & Asch., (Ill. Fl. Egypt.) in Mem. Inst. egypt. 2: 130. (1887)


Native distribution areas:
  • Africa
    • Northern Africa
      • Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara
  • Asia-Temperate
    • Western Asia
      • Palestine

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


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