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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: Rhaphidophyton

Species: R. regelii

Rhaphidophyton Iljin, Fl. URSS 6: 271 (russian), 877 (latin). (1936) / et in Acta Inst. Bot. Acad.Sc. URSS, Ser. I. Fasc. 3, 157. (1937), (latin)

Type: Rhaphidophyton regelii (Bunge) Iljin

Native distribution areas:

Middle Asia
Kazakhstan, Kirgizstan

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

Iljin, M.M. 1936. Chenopodiaceae. In: Komarov, V.L. & Shishkin, B.K. (eds.): Flora URSS 6: 2–354. (russian) BHL (english translation). Reference page. : 271, 877.
Iljin, M.M. 1937. New Chenopodiaceae belonging to the Flora of the USSR. Trudy Botanicheskogo Instituta Akademii Nauk SSSR (= Acta Instituti Botanici Academiae Scientiarum URPSS), Ser. 1 Flora i Sistematika Vyssikh Rastenii, Fasc. 3. Reference page. : 157.

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.


Hassler, M. 2019. Rhaphidophyton. 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 online. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 11. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Rhaphidophyton. Published online. Accessed: Apr. 11 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Rhaphidophyton in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 Apr. 11. Reference page. 2019. Rhaphidophyton. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 11 Apr. 2019.

Vernacular names
русский: Рафидофитон

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

Its native range is Central Asia.[1]

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