Atriplex lindleyi

Moquin-Tandon in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle

in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. 13(2): 100. 1849.

Common names: Lindley’s saltbush
Introduced
Basionym: Atriplex halimoides Lindley in T. L. Mitchell, Three Exped. Australia 1: 282. 1838,
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 342. Mentioned on page 325.

Herbs, erect or suffrutescent perennial, 1.5–4 dm, woody at base. Stems terete, finely white-mealy when young. Leaves alternate, petiolate proximally, becoming sessile distally, crowded; blade oblanceolate or proximal rhombic, 10–20 (–30) × 3–15 mm, base cuneate or attenuate, margin entire to repand-denticulate, apex acute to obtuse, scurfy. Staminate flowers in axillary glomerules, in short axillary spikes or terminal spikes. Pistillate flowers axillary, solitary or few and clustered below staminate. Fruiting bracteoles sessile, bordered by narrow horizontal wing or acutely angled, broadly turbinate or hemispheric, united except at minute apical tips, 6–12 mm, spongy and inflated at maturity, flattened at summit. Seeds dimorphic: dark reddish-brown, 1.5 mm wide, or black, slightly smaller; radicle basal, horizontal.


Habitat: Sparingly escaped from cultivation

Distribution

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Introduced; Calif., Australia

Discussion

Selected References

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Lower Taxa

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... more about "Atriplex lindleyi"
Acute (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
angled +, hemispheric +  and turbinate +
0.6 cm6 mm <br />0.006 m <br /> (1.2 cm12 mm <br />0.012 m <br />) +
Stanley L. Welsh +
Moquin-Tandon in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle +
slippery +
aromatic +
attenuate +  and cuneate +
Atriplex halimoides +
oblanceolate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
ovoid-globular +  and broadly turbinate or hemispheric +
3-5-parted +
Lindley’s saltbush +
Calif. +  and Australia +
tuberculate +  and smooth +
pistillate +  and staminate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
Sparingly escaped from cultivation +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
sessile +  and petiolate +
crowded +  and alternate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
entire +  and repand-denticulate +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
(1-)3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br /> (3 cm30 mm <br />0.03 m <br />) +
1 cm10 mm <br />0.01 m <br /> (2 cm20 mm <br />0.02 m <br />) +
0.3 cm3 mm <br />0.003 m <br /> (1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br />) +
in A. P. de Candolle and A. L. P. P. de Candolle, Prodr. +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
horizontal +  and erect +
flattened +
smaller +
1.5 cm15 mm <br />0.015 m <br /> (?) +
Introduced +
cylindric +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
opposite +  and alternate +
succulent +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
flattened +  and inflated +
verrucate +
Halimoides +
Atriplex lindleyi +
Atriplex sect. Spongiocarpus +
species +
dicotyledonous +
herb +  and suffrutescent +
bordered +  and sessile +