Taxon: Chenopodium ficifolium Sm.

 
Genus: Chenopodium
Family: Chenopodiaceae
  Subfamily: Chenopodioideae
      Tribe: Chenopodieae
Nomen number: 401607
Place of publication: Fl. brit. 1:276. 1800
Name Verified on: 11-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 29-Oct-2007
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • fig-leaf goosefoot  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • feigenblättriger Gänsefuß  (Source: Zander ed17) - German
  • xiao li  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Transcribed Chinese

Economic Importance:

  • Gene sources: tertiary genetic relative of quinoa (fide Econ Bot 44(suppl. 3):93. 1990)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (fide Geigy Weed Tables. 1968)

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Asia-Temperate

    • Western Asia: Afghanistan; Iran; Iraq; Turkey
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: India; Nepal; Pakistan
    • Indo-China: Cambodia; Laos; Thailand; Vietnam
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Belarus; Latvia; Moldova; Russian Federation-European part - European part; Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Slovakia; Switzerland
    • Northern Europe: United Kingdom - England
    • Southeastern Europe: Bosnia and Herzegovina; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy; Macedonia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    • Southwestern Europe: France; Portugal; Spain

  • Naturalized:

  • Asia-Temperate

    • China: China
    • Eastern Asia: Japan - Honshu; Taiwan
    • Western Asia: Israel
  • Asia-Tropical

    • Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Lithuania
    • Middle Europe: Austria; Poland
    • Northern Europe: Denmark; Sweden
  • Northern America

    • Eastern Canada: Canada - Quebec
    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Missouri
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Pennsylvania
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Oregon
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Florida
  • Southern America

    • Southern South America: Chile

  • Adventive:

  • Africa

    • Northern Africa: Algeria
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Estonia; Latvia
    • Northern Europe: Finland; Ireland; Norway

References:

  • Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. 1961- (F NZeal)
  • Aubréville, A. et al., eds. Flore du Cambodge du Laos et du Viet-Nam. 1960- (F CambLVN)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Chinese Academy of Sciences Flora reipublicae popularis sinicae. 1959- (F China)
  • CIBA-GEIGY, Basel, Switzerland The CIBA-GEIGY Weed Tables. 1974 (Weed TabCIBA)
  • Erhardt, W. et al. Zander: Handwörterbuch der Pflanzennamen, 17. Auflage. 2002 (Zander ed17)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Facciola, S. Cornucopia, a source book of edible plants. 1990 (Cornucopia)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • Fuentes-Bazan, S. et al. 2012. A novel phylogeny-based generic classification for Chenopodium sensu lato, and a tribal rearrangement of Chenopodioideae (Chenopodiaceae) (Willdenowia) 42:5-24.
  • Fuentes-Bazan, S. et al. 2012. A novel phylogeny-based generic classification for Chenopodium sensu lato, and a tribal rearrangement of Chenopodioideae (Chenopodiaceae) (Willdenowia) 42:5-24.
  • George, A. S., ed. Flora of Australia. 1980- (F Aust)
  • Greuter, W. et al., eds. Med-Checklist. 1984- (L Medit)
  • Grierson, A. J. C. & D. J. Long Flora of Bhutan including a record of plants from Sikkim. 1984- (F Bhutan)
  • Instituto de Botánica Darwinion Flora del Conosur. Catálogo de las plantas vasculares. 2008 (F ConoSur)
  • Iwatsuki, K. et al. Flora of Japan. 1993- (F Japan)
  • Jalas, J. & J. Suominen Atlas florae europaeae. 1972- (Atlas Eur)
  • Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. 1934-1964 (F USSR)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Press, J. R. et al. Annotated checklist of the flowering plants of Nepal (on-line resource). 2000- (L Nepal Online)
  • Rechinger, K. H., ed. Flora iranica. 1963- (F Iran)
  • Smitinand, T. & K. Larsen, eds. Flora of Thailand. 1970- (F Thailand)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea, second edition. 1993 (F Eur ed2)
  • Wilson, H. D. 1990. Quinua and relatives (Chenopodium sect. Chenopodium subsect. Cellulata) Econ. Bot. 44(suppl. 3):92-110.
  • Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). 1994- (F ChinaEng)

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