Plants usually annual, usually monoecious. Leaves with Kranz anatomy. Staminate flowers with calyx lobes not crested. Pistillate flowers lacking or rarely with a perianth (in A. covillei), enclosed by a pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles cuneate to ovate or obovate, united at least to 1/2 of length, faces with tubercles or crests or smooth. Seeds: radicle lateral or superior.

Distribution

United States, Mexico

Discussion

Species 28 (23 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

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Stanley L. Welsh +
(Gaertner) S. L. Welsh +
slippery +
aromatic +
Undefined subg. Obione +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
United States +  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 +
(1-)3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
superior +  and lateral +
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. Obione +
Atriplex subg. Obione +
section +
dicotyledonous +