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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 tuberculatiforme

Caroxylon tuberculatiforme (Botsch.) Mucina, Phytotaxa 312(2): 170. (2017)

Salsola tuberculatiformis Botsch., Bot. Zhurn. (Moscow & Leningrad) 58(6): 832. (1973)
Type: South Africa. Prieska [Northern Cape Prov.]: September 1931, Bryant 851. Holotype: K000243975 (wrongly filed in JSTOR as type of S. tuberculata).
Heterotypic (ref. Mucina 2017, Hassler 2019)
Salsola tuberculata var. tomentosa C.A.Sm. ex Aellen, in Mitt Bot. Staatssamml. München 5: 118 (1963).
Type: South-West Africa [Namibia]: Dornpforte, December 1912, Dinter 2684. Holotype: PRE-0369290-0.
Salsola tuberculata var. tomentosa C.A.Sm., in schedis (PRE-0369290-0).

Native distribution areas:

Southern Africa
Namibia: Tses and Omaruru Districts; South Africa (WC?, NC, FS): Tanqua Karoo?, Bushmanland, Gordonia, Griqualand West.

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

Mucina, L. 2017. Caroxylon (Chenopodiaceae s.str.) in continental southern Africa and Madagascar: a preliminary nomenclatural synopsis and biogeographical considerations. Phytotaxa 312(2): 151–178. DOI: 10.11646/phytotaxa.312.2.1 Reference page. : 170
Botschantzev, V.P. 1973. New species of the genus Salsola L. from South and South-West Africa. Botanicheskii Zhurnal. Moscow & Leningrad 58(6): 815–833. Reference page. : 832
Aellen, P. 1963. Ergänzungen zu den Salsolae von Südwestafrika. Mitteilungen der Botanischen Staatssammlung München 5: 117–119. BHL Reference page. : 118


Hassler, M. 2018. Caroxylon tuberculatiforme. World Plants: Synonymic Checklists of the Vascular Plants of the World In: Roskovh, 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 online. Accessed: 2018 July 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2018. Caroxylon tuberculatiforme. Published online. Accessed: July 04 2018.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Caroxylon tuberculatiforme in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 08. Reference page.

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