Atriplex sect. Sclerocalymma

(Ascherson) Ascherson & Graebner in P. F. A. Ascherson et al.

in P. F. A. Ascherson et al., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5(4): 139. 1913.

Basionym: Sclero calymma Ascherson Fl. Brandenburg 1: 578. 1864
Synonyms: Roseae Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 340. Mentioned on page 326, 329.

Plants annual, erect or decumbent. Leaves usually with Kranz-type anatomy (without in A. tatarica). Pistillate flowers lacking perianth, enclosed by pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles rhombic to ovate, united to about middle, proximal part hardened and cartilaginous in fruit. Seeds vertical; radicle inferior, basal, or median.

Distribution

Introduced; Eurasia

Discussion

Species ca. 10 (3 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Stanley L. Welsh +
(Ascherson) Ascherson & Graebner in P. F. A. Ascherson et al. +
slippery +
aromatic +
Sclero calymma +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
rhombic +  and ovate +
3-5-parted +
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 +
in P. F. A. Ascherson et al., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. +
median +, basal +  and inferior +
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 +
Roseae +
Atriplex sect. Sclerocalymma +
Atriplex subg. Atriplex +
section +
dicotyledonous +