Atriplex subsect. Argenteae

(Standley) S. L. Welsh

Rhodora 102: 420. 2001.

Basionym: Argenteae Standley in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 46. 1916
Synonyms: Powellianae Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 349.

Leaves alternate or the proximalmost opposite, petiolate or sessile; blade typically broadest near base, entire or dentate, often hastate. Staminate flowers in axillary, sometimes paniculate or spicate glomerules. Fruiting bracteoles monomorphic, sessile or stipitate, united to middle or beyond, usually broadest at or beyond middle, faces tuberculate or smooth. Seeds: radicle superior or lateral.

Distribution

North America, Mexico

Discussion

Species 3 (3 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Stanley L. Welsh +
(Standley) S. L. Welsh +
slippery +
aromatic +
Argenteae +
lobed +  and serrate +
broadest +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
North America +  and Mexico +
smooth +  and tuberculate +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
petiolate +  and sessile +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
lobed +  and serrate-dentate +
stipitate +, sessile +  and monomorphic +
inferior +, half-inferior +  and superior +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
(1-)3-5-lobed +
papery +  and chartaceous +
sessile +  and petiolate +
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 +
Powellianae +
Atriplex subsect. Argenteae +
Atriplex sect. Obione +
subsection +
dicotyledonous +