Axyris L.

Axyris is a small genus of ca. five species, native to Russia and temperate Asia. One species, Axyris amaranthoides, is a reputed problematic weed in North America and probably also in parts of Europe. It has been recorded as an alien in Belgium as well.


Aellen P. (1960) Axyris. In: Hegi G. (ed.), Illustrierte Flora van Mitteleuropa, vol. 3(2) (2nd ed.). Carl Hanser Verlag, München: 701-703.

Suchorukow A.P. (2005) Karpologische Untersuchung der Axyris -Arten (Chenopodiaceae) im Zusammenhang mit ihrer Diagnostik und Taxonomie. Feddes Repert. 116: 168-176.

Sukhorukov A. (2011) Axyris (Chenopodiaceae s.str. or Amaranthaceae s.l.) in the Himalayas and Tibet. Willdenowia 41(1): 75-82.

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Scratchpads developed and conceived by (alphabetical): Ed Baker, Katherine Bouton Alice Heaton Dimitris Koureas, Laurence Livermore, Dave Roberts, Simon Rycroft, Ben Scott, Vince Smith