Atriplex acanthocarpa var. coahuilensis

(Henrickson) S. L. Welsh & Crompton

Great Basin Naturalist 55: 323. 1995.

Common names: Coahuila orach
Basionym: Atriplex acanthocarpa subsp. coahuilensis Henrickson S outhW. Naturalist 33: 458, fig. 3a–e. 1988
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 370.

Leaves: petiole mainly 3–8 mm; blade hastate-lanceolate to oblong-lanceolate, oblong-ovate, or ovate to obovate, mainly 15–30 × 5–15 mm, margin entire or irregularly repand-dentate, sinuate-dentate, undulate-crisped, with sinuses rounded, or less commonly entire. Fruiting bracteoles mainly horizontally spreading when mature, mainly 8–12 mm thick, on stipes mainly 1–4 mm when mature, body globose, 4–7 mm thick, covered with radiating, conic, tuberculate processes mainly 2.5–5 mm.


Habitat: Saline, often fine-textured soils
Elevation: 10-100 m

Distribution

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Tex., n Mexico (Coahuila), n Mexico (Tamaulipas)

Discussion

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

None.

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wingless +  and winged +
Stanley L. Welsh +
(Henrickson) S. L. Welsh & Crompton +
slippery +
aromatic +
commonly subhastate +  and cuneate +
Atriplex acanthocarpa subsp. coahuilensis +
4 cm40 mm <br />0.04 m <br /> (5 cm50 mm <br />0.05 m <br />) +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
hastate-lanceolate +  and oblong-lanceolate oblong-ovate or ovate +
5mm;15mm +
globose +
0.25 cm2.5 mm <br />0.0025 m <br /> (0.5 cm5 mm <br />0.005 m <br />) +
0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br /> (0.7 cm7 mm <br />0.007 m <br />) +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
obtusely angled;subterete +
3-5-parted +
Coahuila orach +
Tex. +, n Mexico (Coahuila) +  and n Mexico (Tamaulipas) +
10-100 m +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
2mm +  and 4.5mm +
Saline, often fine-textured soils +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
sessile +  and petiolate +
persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +, sinuate-dentate +  and repand-dentate +
undulate-crisped +
stipitate +  and sessile +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
(1-)3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
tuberculate +
subsessile +, petiolate +  and short +
alternate +  and opposite +
Great Basin Naturalist +
spicate +, branched +, leafy +  and interrupted +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (25 cm250 mm <br />0.25 m <br />) +
pointing +  and ascending +
sublateral +  and superior +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
flattened +
cylindric +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
opposite +  and alternate +
succulent +
0.2 cm2 mm <br />0.002 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
0.1 cm1 mm <br />0.001 m <br /> (0.4 cm4 mm <br />0.004 m <br />) +
0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Canescentes +, Confertifoliae +, Nuttallianae +, Obione sect. Deserticola +  and Obione subg. Pterochiton +
Atriplex acanthocarpa var. coahuilensis +
Atriplex acanthocarpa +
variety +
spicate +  and naked +
spicate +  and naked +
tuberculate +
flattened +  and hornlike +
0 cm0 mm <br />0 m <br /> (0.8 cm8 mm <br />0.008 m <br />) +
dicotyledonous +
subshrub +  and shrub +
4dm +  and 10dm +