Oxybasis rubra

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Oxybasis rubra
Chenopodium rubrum.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Plantae
(unranked): Angiosperms
(unranked): Eudicots
(unranked): Core eudicots
Order: Caryophyllales
Family: Amaranthaceae
Subfamily: Chenopodioideae
Tribe: Atripliceae
Genus: Oxybasis
Species: O. rubra
Binomial name
Oxybasis rubra
(L.) S. Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch
  • Chenopodium rubrum L.
  • Atriplex rubra (L.) Crantz
  • Blitum polymorphum var. rubrum (L.) Beck
  • Blitum rubrum (L.) Rchb.
  • Botrys rubra (L.) Lunell
  • Orthospermum rubrum (L.) Opiz
  • Orthosporum rubrum (L.) T. Nees

Oxybasis rubra[1] (syn. Chenopodium rubrum), common names red goosefoot or coastblite goosefoot,[2] is a member of the genus Oxybasis, a segregate of Chenopodium (the goosefoots). It is native to North America and Eurasia.[2]

The Gosiute Shoshone name for the plant is on’-tǐm-pi-wa-tsǐp, on’-tǐm-pi-wa, on’-tǐm-pi-a-wa or on’-tǐm-pai-wa.[3]


  1. ^ Susy Fuentes-Bazan, Pertti Uotila, Thomas Borsch: A novel phylogeny-based generic classification for Chenopodium sensu lato, and a tribal rearrangement of Chenopodioideae (Chenopodiaceae). In: Willdenowia. Vol. 42, No. 1, 2012, p. 15-16.
  2. ^ a b USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program. Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database]. National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: Oxybasis rubra (accessed 05 July 2013)
  3. ^ Chamberlin, Ralph Vary (1911). "The Ethno-botany of the Gosiute Indians of Utah" (PDF). Memoirs of the American Anthropological Association Vol II, part 5. Retrieved 2007-11-12. 

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