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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: Chenopodioideae
Tribus: Axyrideae
Genus: Axyris

Species: A. amaranthoides – A. caucasica – A. hybrida – A. koreana – A. mira – A. prostrata – A. sphaerosperma

Names in synonymy: A. ceratoides – A. glacialis – A. moorcroftiana – A. pamirica – A. pentandra – A. triflora – A. villosa

Axyris L., Sp. Pl. 2: 979. (1753)

Lectotype (designated by Green 1929, Prop. Brit. Bot. 187): Axyris amaranthoides L.

Primary references

Linnaeus, C. 1753. Species Plantarum. Tomus II: 979. Reference page.

Additional references

Sukhorukov, A.P. 2005. Karpologische Untersuchungen der Axyris-Arten (Chenopodiaceae) im Zusammenhang mit ihrer Diagnostik und Taxonomie. Feddes Repertorium 116: 168–176. DOI: 10.1002/fedr.200511070 Reference page.
Sukhorukov, A.P. 2011. Axyris (Chenopodiaceae s.str. or Amaranthaceae s.l.) in the Himalayas and Tibet. Willdenowia 41(1): 75–82. DOI: 10.3372/wi.41.41108 Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2018. Axyris. 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 on the internet. Accessed: 2018 Nov. 15. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2016. Axyris. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 23 2016.
The Plant List 2013. Axyris in The Plant List Version 1.1. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2016 Mar. 23. 2016. Axyris. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 23 Mar. 2016.
Global Biodiversity Information Facility. 2019. GBIF Backbone Taxonomy. Checklist dataset. Taxon: Axyris. .

Vernacular names
русский: Безвкусница

Axyris, the Russian pigweeds, are a genus of flowering plants in the amaranth family Amaranthaceae, native to temperate parts of Eastern Europe and Asia. The center of genetic diversity is the Altai to northern Tien-Shan mountains.[2] The best known species is Axyris amaranthoides, which has become a widespread invasive in northern North America.

Currently accepted species include:

Axyris amaranthoides L.
Axyris caucasica (Sommier & Levier) Lipsky
Axyris hybrida L.
Axyris koreana Nakai
Axyris mira Sukhor.
Axyris prostrata L.
Axyris sphaerosperma Fisch. & C.A.Mey.


Sp. Pl.: 979 (1753)
Sukhorukov, Alexander P. (2011). "Axyris (Chenopodiaceaes s.str. or Amaranthaceaes s.l.) in the Himalayas and Tibet". Willdenowia. 41: 75–82. doi:10.3372/wi.41.41108. S2CID 83822100.

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