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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: Turania

Species: T. androssowii – T. aperta – T. deserticola – T. sogdiana

Turania Akhani & Roalson, Int. J. Pl. Sci. 168(6): 946. (2007)

Type: Turania sogdiana (Bunge) Akhani


Salsola sect. Sogdiana (Iljin) S.Rilke, Biblioth. Bot. 149: 69. (1999)
Type: Salsola sogdiana Bunge
Salsola sect. Androssowia S.Rilke, Biblioth. Bot. 149: 77. (1999)
Type: Salsola androssowii Litv.

Native distribution areas:

Middle Asia
Kazakhstan, Tadzhikistan, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan
Western Asia
Afghanistan, Iran

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition
Primary 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.
Rilke, S. 1999. Revision der Sektion Salsola s.l. der Gattung Salsola (Chenopodiaceae). Bibliotheca Botanica 149. Schweizerbart, Stuttgart, 189 pp. ISBN 978-3510480203. Reference page.


Hassler, M. 2019. Turania. 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 May 14. Reference page.
International Plant Names Index. 2019. Turania. Published online. Accessed: May 14 2019.
Govaerts, R. et al. 2019. Turania in Kew Science Plants of the World online. The Board of Trustees of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew. Published online. Accessed: 2019 May 14. Reference page. 2019. Turania. Missouri Botanical Garden. Published online. Accessed: 14 May 2019.
GBIF 2017. Turania. Accessed: 2017 January 25.

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