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Taxon: Calligonum caput-medusae Schrenk ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey.

 
Genus: Calligonum
Family: Polygonaceae
Subfamily: Polygonoideae
Tribe: Calligoneae
Nomen number: 8543
Place of publication: Enum. pl. nov. 1:9. 1841
Link to protologue: https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/31312373
Comment: authorship of the text in this work was by Fischer & Meyer (fide W. Greuter, pers. comm. via e-mail on 14 Sep 2011)
Name Verified on: 10-Mar-2004 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2018
Species priority site is:
Accessions: 21 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • 头状沙拐枣 (tou zhuang sha guai zao)  (Source: F ChinaEng) - Chinese

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Iraq
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan
    • CHINA: China [Gansu, Ningxia, Xinjiang]


References:

  1. Afonin, A. N., S. L. Greene, N. I. Dzyubenko, & A. N. Frolov, eds. Interactive agricultural ecological atlas of Russia and neighboring countries. Economic plants and their diseases, pests and weeds (on-line resource). (AgroAtlas)
  2. Komarov, V. L. et al., eds. Flora SSSR. (F USSR)
  3. Rechinger, K. H., ed. 1968. Flora iranica. (F Iran) 56:44-45.
  4. Wu Zheng-yi & P. H. Raven et al., eds. Flora of China (English edition). (F ChinaEng)

Check other web resources for Calligonum caput-medusae Schrenk ex Fisch. & C. A. Mey. :

  • Flora of China: Online version from Harvard University
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • 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?id=8543. Accessed 9 December 2018.