Iamonico, D. (2012). Studies on the genus Atriplex L. (Amaranthaceae) in Italy. II. Lectotypification of Atriplex elongata Guss. Candollea 67: 181–185. In English, English and French abstracts.
Atriplex elongata Guss. (Amaranthaceae) is giving as an heterotypic synonym of Atriplex patula L. This first name is also lectotypified on a herbarium specimen kept in NAP. The identity of the species is clarified based on literature analysis and examination of type material and other herbarium specimens.