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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: Horaninovia

Accepted species: H. anomala – H. capitata – H. excellens – H. minor – H. platyptera – H. pungens – H. ulicina

Names in synonymy: H. albisepala – H. aptera – H. sogdiana – H. juniperina

For Eremochion: E. pungens

Horaninovia Fisch. & C.A.Mey., in Schrenk, Enum. Pl. Song. 10. (1841)

Lectotype (selected by Hedge 1997: 302): Horaninovia ulicina Fisch. & C.A.Mey.

named for Paul Fedorowitsch Horaninow, Russian botanist


Eremochion Gilli, Feddes Repert. Spec. Nov. Regni Veg. 62: 22. (1958)
Type: Eremochion pungens Gilli

Primary references

Fischer, F.E.L. & Meyer, C.A.v. 1841. Enumeratio Plantarum Novarum a cl. Schrenk lectarum 1. Petropoli: G. Fischer. BHL Reference page. : 10.
Gilli, A. 1958. Neue Primulaceen und Chenopodiaceen aus Afghanistan. Feddes Repertorium Specierum Novarum Regni Vegetabilis 62(1): 22–26. Reference page. : 22.

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. Horaninovia. 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. : 301–305.
Zhu, G., Mosyakin, S.L. & Clemants, S.E. 2004.
'eFloras 2008. Horaninovia in Flora of China. Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.


Hassler, M. 2019. Horaninowia. 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. 28. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Horaninovia. Published online. Accessed: Mar. 28 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Horaninovia 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. 28. Reference page. 2019. Horaninovia. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Mar. 28.
GBIF 2017. Horaninovia, accessed 18 January 2017.

Vernacular names
қазақша: Сарытікен
русский: Горяниновия
中文: 对节刺属, dui jie ci shu

Horaninovia is a genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Amaranthaceae.[1] It also belongs to the tribe Salsoleae as well as in the subfamily Salsoloideae.[2]

Its native range is from Iran to Xinjiang (in China). It is found in Afghanistan, Iran, Kazakhstan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan and Xinjiang.[1]

The genus name of Horaninovia is in honour of Pavel Gorianinov (1796–1866), a Russian botanist with an interest on fungus and ferns and was a professor at the medical academy in Saint Petersburg,[3] and it was first described and published in Enum. Pl. Nov. Vol.1 on page 10 in 1841.[1]

Known species:[1]

Horaninovia anomala (C.A.Mey.) Moq.
Horaninovia capitata Sukhor.
Horaninovia excellens (Iljin) Iljin
Horaninovia minor Schrenk
Horaninovia platyptera Charif & Aellen
Horaninovia pungens (Gilli) Botsch.
Horaninovia ulicina Fisch. & C.A.Mey

Horaninovia ulicina is the type species.[4]

"Arthrophytum Schrenk | Plants of the World Online | Kew Science". Plants of the World Online. Retrieved 18 March 2021.
Schüssler, Christina; Freitag, Helmut; Koteyeva, Nuria; Schmidt, Denise; Edwards, Gerald; Voznesenskaya, Elena; Kadereit, Gudrun (1 January 2017). "Molecular phylogeny and forms of photosynthesis in tribe Salsoleae (Chenopodiaceae)". Journal of Experimental Botany. 68 (2): 207–223.
Quattrocchi, Umberto (2000). CRC World Dictionary of Plant Names, Volume II, D–L. Boca Raton, Florida: CRC Press. ISBN 978-0-8493-2676-9.
Rudolf Mansfeld Mansfeld's Encyclopedia of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops, 2001, p. 260, at Google Books

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