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17b. Atriplex tatarica var. pamirica (Iljin) G. L. Chu in H. W. Kung & C. P. Tsien, Fl. Reipubl. Popularis Sin. 25(2): 46. 1979.

帕米尔鞑靼滨藜 pa mi er da da bin li

Description from Flora of China

Atriplex pamirica Iljin, Trudy Bot. Inst. Acad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. 1, Fl. Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 2: 124. 1936.

Upper cauline leaf blade linear-oblong, oblong, or narrowly triangular, margin entire or remotely toothed.

Atriplex schugnanica Iljin (Trudy Bot. Inst. Acad. Nauk SSSR, Ser. 1, Fl. Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 2: 123. 1936), a member of A. sect. Sclerocalymma Aellen, is closely related to A. rosea Linnaeus and A. tatarica. It occurs in the Pamir mountains and EC Asia, and was reported by Grubov (Rast. Tsentral. Azii 2: 32. 1966) from N and W Xinjiang (Shache near the Yarkant river and other localities).

Atriplex altaica Sukhorukov (Feddes Repert. 111: 176. 2000), also a representative of A. sect. Sclerocalymma, was recently described from the Altai mountains of Russia and reported from NW China, although no exact Chinese localities were cited in the protologue. According to Sukhorukov, it is closely related to A. pamirica (recognized here as A. tatarica var. pamirica) and belongs to the A. tatarica aggregate.

Xizang [N Pakistan; C Asia (Pamir mountains)].


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