Atriplex sect. Atriplex

Synonyms: Atriplex sect. Dichrosperma Hortenses Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 331. Mentioned on page 381.

Plants annual, erect. Leaves without Kranz-type anatomy. Pistillate flowers dimorphic, either ebracteolate and with 3–5-lobed perianth enveloping a horizontal seed, or lacking a perianth and enclosed by a pair of bracteoles enveloping a vertical seed. Bracteoles ovate to orbicular, distinct almost to base. Seed erect; radicle inferior.

Distribution

Introduced; Asia

Discussion

Species 2 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Stanley L. Welsh +
Linnaeus +
slippery +
aromatic +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
ovate +  and orbicular +
3-5-parted +
tuberculate +  and smooth +
ebracteolate +  and pistillate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
opposite +  and alternate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
toothed +  and entire +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
Sp. Pl. +  and Gen. Pl. ed. +
1753 +  and 1754 +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
erect +, vertical +  and horizontal +
flattened +
cylindric +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
opposite +  and alternate +
succulent +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Atriplex sect. Dichrosperma +  and Hortenses +
Atriplex sect. Atriplex +
Atriplex subg. Atriplex +
section +
dicotyledonous +