Atriplex subsect. Californicae

(Standley) S. L. Welsh

Rhodora 102: 424. 2001.

Basionym: Californicae Standley in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 44. 1916
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 366.

Plants perennial, monoecious or dioecious, prostrate. Leaves typically with Kranz anatomy, alternate or opposite, sessile; blade widest from base to beyond middle, margin entire. Staminate flowers in axillary glomerules. Fruiting bracteoles monomorphic, sessile or short stipitate, ovate, almost distinct, margin entire or dentate, faces unappendaged. Seeds: radicle superior or lateral (in A. californica).

Distribution

sw United States, Mexico

Discussion

Species 3 (3 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Stanley L. Welsh +
(Standley) S. L. Welsh +
slippery +
aromatic +
Californicae +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
sw United States +  and Mexico +
unappendaged +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
opposite +  and alternate +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
dentate +  and entire +
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 +
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 subsect. Californicae +
Atriplex sect. Obione +
subsection +
dicotyledonous +
stipitate +, sessile +  and monomorphic +
dioecious +  and monoecious +