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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: Betoideae
Tribus: Hablitzieae
Genus: Oreobliton

Species: O. thesioides

Names in synonymy: O. cardosoi – O. chenopodioides

Oreobliton Durieu & Moq., Rev. Bot. Recueil Mens. 2: 428. (1847)

Type species: Oreobliton thesioides Durieu & Moq.


Neretia Moq., ("olim"), nom. inval. in syn. sub Oreobliton, in Prodr. 13(2): 58. (1849)

Native distribution areas:

Northern Africa
Algeria, Tunisia

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

Durieu de Maisonneuve, M.C. 1847. Espèces nouvelles de l'Algérie. 2. Revue Botanique; Recueil Mensuel 2: 424–439. BHL Reference page. : 428
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. : 58

Additional references

Kadereit, G., Hohmann, S. & Kadereit, J.W. 2006. A synopsis of Chenopodiaceae subfam. Betoideae and notes on the taxonomy of Beta. Willdenowia 36: 9–19. DOI: 10.3372/wi.36.36101. Reference page.
Uotila, P. 2011. Oreobliton. In: Chenopodiaceae (pro parte majore). Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.


Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Oreobliton in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Nov. 27. Reference page.
Hassler, M. 2019. Oreobliton. 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 Nov. 27. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Oreobliton. Published online. Accessed: 27 Nov. 2019. 2019. Oreobliton. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 Nov. 27.

Oreobliton is a monotypic genus of flowering plants belonging to the family Amaranthaceae. The only species is Oreobliton thesioides.[1]

Its native range is Northwestern Africa.[1]

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