Taxon profile


Blitum L.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Rosopsida - eudicots »  order Caryophyllales »  family Amaranthaceae »  subfamily Chenopodioideae

Scientific synonyms

Agathophytum Moq.
Anserina Dumort.
Carocarpidium S.C.Sand. & G.L.Chu
Chenopodium sect. Agathophytum (T. Nees) Benth. & Hook. f.
Chenopodium sect. Blitum (L.) Benth. & Hook. f.
Chenopodium sect. Eublitum Aellen
Chenopodium subgen. Blitum (L.) Hiitonen
Monolepis Schrad.
Morocarpus Boehmer in Ludwig
Orthosporum subgen. Agathophytum T. Nees

Type taxon:

Included taxa

Number of records: 11

species Blitum asiaticum (Fisch. & C.A.Mey.) S.Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
species Blitum bonus-henricus (L.) Rchb. - Good-king-henry

Blitum bonus-henricus - 000000000111

species Blitum californicum S. Watson - California Goosefoot
species Blitum capitatum L. - Strawberry-blite
species Blitum korshinskyi Litv.
species Blitum litwinowii (Paulsen) S.Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
species Blitum nuttallianum Schult. - Povertyweed
species Blitum petiolare Link
species Blitum spathulatum (A. Gray) S. Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch - Beaver Povertyweed
species Blitum virgatum L. - Strawberry Goosefoot

Blitum virgatum - 000000000111


hybrid Blitum × tkalcsicsii (H.Melzer) Mosyakin

Links and literature

EN The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [1264306]

Rees, T. (compiler): The Interim Register of Marine and Nonmarine Genera [] [as Monolepis H.A. Schrader, 1831]
Data retrieved on: 5 January 2020
EN C. Ulloa et al. (2017): An integrated assessment of the vascular plant species of the Americas, Science. 358. 1614-1617 [as Monolepis Schrad.]
Data retrieved on: 1 April 2020

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