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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: Halocharis

Species: H. clavata – H. gossypina – H. hispida – H. lachnantha – H. sulphurea – H. turcomanica – H. violacea

Unresoved: H. articulata – H. brachyura

Names in synonymy: H. abichii – H. afghanica – H. beludshistanica – H. farsistanica – H. gamocarpa – H. kulpiana – H. noaeana – H. noeana – H. pycnantha – H. syriaca – H. vesiculosa

Halocharis Moq., Prodr. [A. P. de Candolle] 13(2): 201. (1849)

Lectotype (designated by Ulbrich 1934, Nat. Pflanzenfam. ed. 2. 16c: 580.): Halocharis sulphurea (Moq.) Moq.

Primary references

Moquin-Tandon, A. 1849. Salsolaceae. In: De Candolle, A.P. (ed.): Prodromus systematis naturalis regni vegetabilis 13(2): 41–219. Masson, Paris. BHL Reference page. : 201.

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.
Hedge, I.C. 1997. Halocharis. 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. : 330–336.


Hassler, M. 2019. Halocharis. 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. 21. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Halocharis. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 21 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Halocharis 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. 21. Reference page. 2019. Halocharis. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 21.

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

Its native range is Iraq to Central Asia and Pakistan, Arabian Peninsula.[1]


Halocharis brachyura Eig
Halocharis clavata Bunge
Halocharis hispida (Schrenk) Bunge
Halocharis lachnantha Korovin
Halocharis sulphurea (Moq.) Moq.
Halocharis violacea Bunge


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