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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: Lagenantha

Accepted species: L. cycloptera – L. gillettii

Names in synonymy: L. nogalensis

For Choriptera C. semhahensis
For Gyroptera: G. cycloptera – G. gillettii – G. somalensis


Lagenantha Chiov., Fl. Somala 1: 292. (1929)

Type: Lagenantha nogalensis Chiov. (= Lagenantha cycloptera)


Choriptera Botsch., Bot. Journ., URSS 52: 804. (1967)
Type: Choriptera semhahensis (Vierh.) Botsch.
Gyroptera Botsch., Bot. Journ., URSS 52: 807. (1967)
Type: Gyroptera somalensis Botsch.

Primary references

Chiovenda, E. 1929. Flora Somala. Vol. 1. 436 pp., 50 pl. Roma: Sindicato italiano arti grafiche (a cura del Ministero delle colonie). Reference page. : 292.
Botschantzev, V.P. 1967. Sevadinae Botsch., a new subtribe of the fam. Chenopodiaceae. Botanicheskii Zhurnal (Moscow & Leningrad) 52: 800–810. [Russian] Reference page. : 804, 807

Additional references

Boulos, L., Friis, I., & Gilbert, M.G. 1991. Notes on the Chenopodiaceae of Ethiopia, Somalia and Southern Arabia. Nordic Journal of Botany 11(3): 309–316. DOI: 10.1111/j.1756-1051.1991.tb01409.x. PDF Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Lagenantha. 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 Apr. 04. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Lagenantha. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 04 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Lagenantha in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 04. Reference page. 2019. Lagenantha. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 04.
African Plant Database 2017. Lagenantha. Accessed 20 January 2017.
GBIF 2017. Lagenantha. Accessed 20 January 2017.

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

Its native range is Somalia to Kenya, Socotra.[1]


Lagenantha cycloptera (Stapf) M.G.Gilbert & Friis
Lagenantha gillettii (Botsch.) M.G.Gilbert & Friis


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