Hablitzia M.Bieb. in Mém. Soc. Imp. Naturalistes Moscou 5: 24. 1817 sec. Kühn (1993)
The monotypic genus belongs to the Hablitzieae-Betoideae (Hohmann & al. 2006; Kadereit & al. 2006). Hablitzia tamnoides is one of the very few climbing species in Chenopodiaceae. Annual shoots are growing from a fleshy root in this species which is endemic to the Caucasus and NW Iran.