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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: Salsoleae
Genus: Girgensohnia

Species: G. bungeana – G. diptera – G. imbricata – G. minima – G. oppositiflora

Names in synonymy: G. fruticulosa – G. gypsophiloides – G. heteroptera – G. pallasii

Girgensohnia Bunge ex Fenzl, Fl. Ross. (Ledeb.) 3(2,11): 835. (1851)

Type: Girgensohnia oppositiflora (Pall.) Fenzl

Native distribution areas:

Middle Asia
Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Western Asia
Afghanistan, Iran
Indian Subcontinent

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

Fenzl, E. 1851. Salsolaceae. pp. 689–853. In: Ledebour, C.F.: Flora Rossica Vol. 3, Pars 2. BHL Reference page. : 835.

Additional references

Sukhorukov, A.P. 2007. Notes on the taxonomy of Girgensohnia (Chenopodiaceae / Amaranthaceae). Edinburgh Journal of Botany 10/2007; 64(03): 317–330. DOI: 10.1017/S0960428607004751 Reference page.
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. : 946.
Hedge, I.C. 1997. Girgensohnia. In:
Hedge, I.C., Akhani, H., Freitag, H., Kothe-Heinrich, G., Podlech, D., Rilke, S. & Uotila, P. 1997. Chenopodiaceae. In: Rechinger, K.H. (ed.): Flora Iranica Vol. 172. 371 pp., 212 tab., Akademische Druck- u. Verlagsanstalt Graz. Reference page. : 297.
Zhu, G., Mosyakin, S.L. & Clemants, S.E. 2004.
'eFloras 2008. Girgensohnia in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


Hassler, M. 2019. Girgensohnia. 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 Mar. 20. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Girgensohnia. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 20 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Girgensohnia in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 20. Reference page. 2019. Girgensohnia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 20.

Vernacular names
русский: Гиргенсония
中文: 对叶盐蓬属, dui ye yan peng shu

Girgensohnia is a small genus of plants in the family Amaranthaceae.[1]

Girgensohnia contains five species:[1]

Girgensohnia bungeana Sukhor.
Girgensohnia diptera Bunge
Girgensohnia imbricata Bunge
Girgensohnia minima Korovin
Girgensohnia oppositiflora (Pall.) Fenzl


"Girgensohnia Bunge ex Fenzl". Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Retrieved 2 December 2020.

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