Atriplex subsect. Pusillae

(Standley) S. L. Welsh

Rhod ora 102: 422. 2001.

Basionym: Pusillae Standley in N. L. Britton et al., N. Amer. Fl. 21: 50. 1916
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Mentioned on page 355.

Leaves opposite or alternate, sessile; blade ovate to linear, small, entire. Staminate flowers in axillary glomerules. Fruiting bracteoles monomorphic, sessile or subsessile, typically ovate or hastate, united to middle or almost or quite to apex, broadest at or near base, entire or denticulate, faces tuberculate or smooth. Seeds: radicle superior.

Distribution

w United States

Discussion

Species 5 (5 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

broadest +
Stanley L. Welsh +
(Standley) S. L. Welsh +
slippery +
aromatic +
denticulate +  and entire +
Pusillae +
ovate +  and linear +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
0 +  and 1/2 +
cuneate +  and ovate or obovate +
3-5-parted +
w United States +
smooth +  and tuberculate +
rarely +  and lacking +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
not +  and connate +
enlarged +
bladderlike +
terminal +  and axillary +
alternate +  and opposite +
deciduous +  and persistent +
not winged +  and winged +
entire +  and serrate +
lobed +  and serrate-dentate +
subsessile +, sessile +  and monomorphic +
hastate +  and ovate +
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. Pusillae +
Atriplex sect. Obione +
subsection +
dicotyledonous +