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Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Eudicots
Cladus: Core eudicots
Ordo: Caryophyllales

Familia: Frankeniaceae
Genus: Frankenia

Frankeniaceae Desv. Dict. Rais. Bot. 188. (1817)

monotypic taxon


Desvaux, N.A. 1817. Dictionnaire raisonné de botanique, contenant tous les termesthecniques tant anciens que modernes, considérés sous le rapport de la botanique, de l'agriculture, de la médecine, des arts, des eaux et fôrets, etc., etc. 188.

Additional references

Gaskin, J.F., Ghahremani-nejad, F., Zhang, D.Y. & Londo, J.P. 2004. A systematic overview of Frankeniaceae and Tamaricaceae from nuclear rDNA and plastid sequence data. Annals of the Missouri Botanical Garden 91(3): 401-409. JSTOR Reference page.
Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., Mering, S. v., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler R., Ocampo G., Ochoterena, H., Oxelman, B., Rabeler, R. K., Sanchez, A., Schlumpberger, B. O. & Uotila, P. 2015. A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. Willdenowia 45(3): 281–383. DOI: 10.3372/wi.45.45301 Open access Reference page.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2021. Frankeniaceae in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jul 08. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2021. Frankeniaceae. Published online. Accessed: Jul 08 2021. 2021. Frankeniaceae. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jul 08.
Hassler, M. 2021. Frankeniaceae. 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. 2021. Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2021 Jul 08. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2021. World Plants. Synonymic Checklist and Distribution of the World Flora. . Frankeniaceae. Accessed: 08 Jul 2021.
Stevens, P.F. 2001 onwards. Angiosperm Phylogeny Website. Version 14, July 2017 [and more or less continuously updated since]. Online. Reference page.

Vernacular names
suomi: Suolakukkakasvit
日本語: フランケニア科
norsk: Frankeniafamilien
svenska: Frankeniaväxter
中文: 瓣鳞花科

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