Atriplex subsect. Leucophyllae

(Standley) S. L. Welsh

Rhodora 102: 424. 2001.

Basionym: Leucophyllae Standley in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 58. 1916
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 365.

Plants perennial, erect or prostrate. Leaves alternate, sessile; blade typically widest at or near middle, margin entire. Staminate flowers in axillary glomerules or glomerules in short spikes. Fruiting bracteoles monomorphic, sessile, broadly ovate and spongy-thickened, almost completely united, margin entire or dentate, faces tuberculate. Seeds: radicle superior.

Distribution

Calif., nw Mexico

Discussion

Species 1.

Selected References

None.

Stanley L. Welsh +
(Standley) S. L. Welsh +
slippery +
aromatic +
Leucophyllae +
lobed +  and serrate +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
Calif. +  and nw Mexico +
tuberculate +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
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 +
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. Leucophyllae +
Atriplex sect. Obione +
subsection +
dicotyledonous +
sessile +  and monomorphic +