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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: Nanophyton

Species: N. botschantzevii – N. erinaceum – N. grubovii – N. iliense – N. mongolicum – N. narynense – N. pulvinatum – N. saxatile

Names in synonymy: N. acutum – N. caspicum – N. juniperinum – N. macranthum


Nanophyton Less., Linnaea 9(2): 197. (1834)

Type: Nanophyton caspicum Less. (= Nanophyton erinaceum)

Primary references

Lessing, C.F. 1834. Beitrag zur Flora des südlichen Urals und der Steppen. Linnaea 9: 145–213. BHL Reference page. : 197

Additional references

Akhani, H., Edwards, G. & Roalson, E.H. 2007. Diversification of the Old World Salsoleae s.l. (Chenopodiaceae): Molecular Phylogenetic Analysis of Nuclear and Chloroplast Data Sets and a Revised Classification. International Journal of Plant Sciences 168(6): 931–956. DOI: 10.1086/518263 ResearchGate Reference page.
Zhu, G., Mosyakin, S.L. & Clemants, S.E. 2004.
'eFloras 2008. Nanophyton in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


Hassler, M. 2019. Nanophyton. 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. 2019. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Nanophyton. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 04 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Nanophyton in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 04. Reference page.
Tropicos.org 2019. Nanophyton. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 04.
GBIF Nanophyton

Vernacular names
中文: 小蓬属, xiao peng shu

Nanophyton is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Amaranthaceae.[1]

Its native range is Southern European Russia to Mongolia.[1]


Nanophyton botschantzevii U.P.Pratov
Nanophyton erinaceum (Pall.) Bunge
Nanophyton grubovii U.P.Pratov
Nanophyton iliense U.P.Pratov
Nanophyton mongolicum U.P.Pratov
Nanophyton narynense U.P.Pratov
Nanophyton pulvinatum U.P.Pratov
Nanophyton saxatile Botsch.


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