Atriplex sect. Endolepis

(Torrey) McNeill in I. J. Bassett et al.

in I. J. Bassett et al., Atriplex Canada, 16. 1983.

Basionym: Undefined sect. Endolepis Torrey in War Department [U.S.], Pacif. Railr. Rep. 12(2): 47. 1860
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 326, 345.

Plants annual, monoecious. Leaves with normal (non-kranz) anatomy. Staminate flowers with perianth segments often crested. Pistillate flowers with a 3–4-lobed perianth. Bracteoles ovate, united to middle or beyond, faces lacking tubercles. Seeds: radicle superior or lateral.

Distribution

North America, Mexico

Discussion

Species 2 (1 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Lower Taxa

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Stanley L. Welsh +
(Torrey) McNeill in I. J. Bassett et al. +
slippery +
aromatic +
Undefined sect. Endolepis +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
3-5-parted +
North America +  and Mexico +
pistillate +  and staminate +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
petiolate +  and sessile +
opposite +  and alternate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
lobed +  and serrate-dentate +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
3-4-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
in I. J. Bassett et al., Atriplex Canada, +
lateral +  and superior +
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. Obione +
Atriplex sect. Endolepis +
Atriplex subg. Obione +
section +
dicotyledonous +