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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: Traganum

Species: T. moquinii – T. nudatum

Names in synonymy: T. acuminatum – T. gracile


Traganum Delile, Descr. Egypte, Hist. Nat. 204, t. 22. (1813)

Type: Traganum nudatum Delile

Native distribution areas:

Northern Africa
Algeria, Egypt, Libya, Morocco, Tunisia, Western Sahara
Canary Isl., Cape Verde Isl.
West Tropical Africa
Western Asia
Lebanon-Syria, Palestine, Sinai, W-Iraq
Arabian Peninsula
Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Yemen, United Arab Emirates

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

Raffeneau-Delile, A. 1813. Flore d'Ègypte. Explication des planches. In: Description de l'Egypte ... Histoire Naturelle 2: 145–320. Text. Plates. Reference page. : 204, tab. 22, fig. 1.

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. : 946.
Uotila, P. 2011.Traganum . In: Chenopodiaceae (pro parte majore). Euro+Med Plantbase - the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity.


Hassler, M. 2019. Traganum. 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 May 13. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Traganum. Published online. Accessed: May 13 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Traganum in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 May 13. Reference page. 2019. Traganum. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published on the internet. Accessed: 2019 May 13.

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

Its native range is Macaronesia to Arabian Peninsula and Iraq.[1]

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