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Published In: Species Plantarum 1: 223. 1753. (1 May 1753) (Sp. Pl.) Name publication detailView in BotanicusView in Biodiversity Heritage Library

Project Name Data (Last Modified On 6/2/2011)
Acceptance : Accepted
Project Data     (Last Modified On 6/3/2011)
General/Distribution: About 25 species in Irano-Turanian and Saharo-Arabian region; 3 species are in Pakistan. Probably under-collected in the area except A. setifera.


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Perennial herbs or shrubs, succulent, with articulated stems and opposite, often reduced scale-like leaves. Flowers 2-sexual, usually solitary, axillary, sub-tended by 2, pubescent, short bracteoles, arranged in lateral and terminal spikes; perianth segments 5, free to base, usually at least 3 of them developing into wings in fruit; stamens 5, alternating with the 5 staminodal lobes; anthers not appendiculate or only minutely apiculate; stigmas 2, short, obtuse on very short or obscure style. Utricle membranous, sometimes berry-like, included in the winged perianth; seeds vertical, compressed, lenticular, exalbuminous with membranous testa and spiral embryo.

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1 Leaves reduced or very minute, scale-like. (2)
+ Leaves well-developed, with an apical often deciduous mucro or bristle. 2 Anabasis setifera
2 (1) Internodes on current year’s shoots 15-20 mm. 1 Anabasis haussknechtii
+ Internodes on current year’s shoots no more tham 7 mm, short lateral buds usually present at nodes. 3 Anabasis lachnantha
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