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: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

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:

  • Environmental: revegetator (for land reclamation fide L. Gilbert, pers. comm. 1998)
  • Animal food: forage (fide Small Ruminant Res 91:47. 2010, as Kochia prostrata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria ; Morocco
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Armenia ; Azerbaijan ; Russian Federation Dagestan; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • China: China Gansu, Hebei, Heilongjiang, Liaoning, Nei Monggol, Ningxia, Shaanxi, Shanxi, Xinjiang, Xizang
    • Middle Asia: Kazakhstan ; Kyrgyzstan ; Tajikistan ; Turkmenistan
    • Siberia: Russian Federation-Eastern Siberia Eastern Siberia; Russian Federation-Western Siberia Western Siberia
    • Western Asia: Afghanistan ; Iran ; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Moldova ; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Czech Republic ; Hungary ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Bulgaria ; Greece ; Italy ; Macedonia ; Romania ; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized

  • Northern America

    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States Utah

  • 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

References:

  • Federal Seed Act and Regulations, Agricultural and Vegetable Kind Lists, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service, Seed Regulatory and Testing Branch. 1998 (Federal Seed Act)
  • Englert, J. M. et al. USDA-NRCS Improved conservation plant materials released by NRCS and cooperators. 1999- (NRCS Cons Pl Mat)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Der große Zander: Enzyklopädie der Pflanzennamen. 2008 (Zander Ency)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Gilbert, L. 1998. pers. comm. (pers. comm.)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Kadereit, G. & H. Freitag 2011. Molecular phylogeny of Camphorosmeae (Camphorosmoideae, Chenopodiaceae): implications for biogeography, evolution of C4-photosynthesis and taxonomy (Taxon) 60:73.
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, ed. 2. (F Eur ed2)
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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