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Petrosimonia Bunge in Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint Pétersbourg, Sér. 7 4(11): 19, 52. 1862 sec. Kühn 19931
  • 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



A genus of c. 12 species distributed in saline soils of central and southwest Asia, westwards to the east Mediterranean. Petrosimonia is a typical genus with bifurcate hairs. It forms a monophyletic group with Ofaiston within Caroxyleae (Akhani & al. 2007).