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Taxon: Bassia prostrata (L.) A. J. Scott

 
Genus: Bassia
Family: Chenopodiaceae
Subfamily: Salsoloideae
Tribe: Camphorosmeae
Nomen number: 409953
Place of publication: Feddes Repert. 89:108. 1978
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 12-Feb-1998 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: National Arid Land Plant Genetic Resources Unit (PARL)
Accessions: 176 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • forage kochia  (Source: Federal Seed Act) - English
  • prostrate summer-cypress  (Source: F NAmer) - English
  • Halbstrauch-Radmelde  (Source: Zander Ency) - German
  • mu di fu  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage (as Kochia prostrata)
  • Environmental: revegetator (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Africa
    • NORTHERN AFRICA: Algeria, Morocco

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Afghanistan, Iran, Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Russian Federation, [Dagestan] Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia, [Eastern Siberia] Russian Federation-Western Siberia [Western Siberia]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan
    • CHINA: China [Gansu (w.), Hebei, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang]

    Asia-Tropical
    • INDIAN SUBCONTINENT: Pakistan

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland (s.w.)
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Moldova, Ukraine (incl. Krym)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Greece (n.), Italy, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (s.), Spain


    Cultivated

    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Oregon, Washington]
    • SOUTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [New Mexico]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, Nevada]


    Naturalized

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Utah]


References:

  1. Federal Seed Act and Regulations, Agricultural and Vegetable Kind Lists, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch. (Federal Seed Act)
  2. Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  3. Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  4. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  5. Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  6. Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. (L Medit)
  7. Kadereit, G. & H. Freitag 2011. Molecular phylogeny of Camphorosmeae (Camphorosmoideae, Chenopodiaceae): implications for biogeography, evolution of C4-photosynthesis and taxonomy (Taxon) 60:73.
  8. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  9. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  10. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Bassia prostrata (L.) A. J. Scott :

  • Flora Europaea: Database of European Plants (ESFEDS)
  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?409953. Accessed 15 October 2018.