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Spinacia L., Sp. Pl.: 1027. 1753 sec. Kühn 19931 wfo-4000036093
      Nametype: Spinacia oleracea L.
  • 1. Kühn, U. 1993: Chenopodiaceae, pp. 253-281. – In: Kubitzki, K., Rohwer, J.G. & Bittrich, V. (ed.), The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2. – Berlin, Heidelberg & New York: Springer


The small Eurasian genus Spinacia is supported as monophyletic and sister to Blitum, both genera belonging to the tribe Anserineae Dumort. (Fuentes-Bazán & al. 2012).A,B


A. Fuentes-Bazán, S., Mansion, G. & Borsch, T. 2012: Towards a species level tree of the globally diverse genus Chenopodium (Chenopodiaceae). – Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution 62(1): 359-374. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ympev.2011.10.006
B. Hernández-Ledesma, P., Berendsohn, W. G., Borsch, T., von Mering, S., Akhani, H., Arias, S., Castañeda-Noa, I., Eggli, U., Eriksson, R., Flores-Olvera, H., Fuentes-Bazán, S., Kadereit, G., Klak, C., Korotkova, N., Nyffeler, R., Ocampo, G. & Ochoterena, H. 2015: A taxonomic backbone for the global synthesis of species diversity in the angiosperm order Caryophyllales. – Willdenowia 45(3): 281-383. https://doi.org/10.3372/wi.45.45301