Atriplex sect. Dialysex

Moquin-Tandon

Chenop. Monogr. Enum., 64. 1840.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 343. Mentioned on page 331, 381.

Plants perennial herbs or shrubs, dioecious or semidioecious. Leaves with Kranz-type anatomy. Pistillate flowers lacking perianth, enclosed by a pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles ovoid to fan-shaped or subcircular, united to about middle, faces lacking tubercles. Seeds erect; radicle lateral.

Distribution

Introduced; rather widely distributed, including North America, Australia

Discussion

Species 14 species (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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Stanley L. Welsh +
Moquin-Tandon +
slippery +
aromatic +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
ovoid +  and fan-shaped or subcircular +
3-5-parted +
rather widely distributed +, including North America +  and Australia +
tuberculate +  and smooth +
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 +
(1-)3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
Chenop. Monogr. Enum., +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
verrucate +  and striate +
flattened +
cylindric +
3 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
opposite +  and alternate +
succulent +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Atriplex sect. Dialysex +
Atriplex subg. Atriplex +
section +
dicotyledonous +
shrub +, herb +  and plant +
variously prostrate;ascending +
semidioecious +  and dioecious +