Chenopodium sect. Blitum

(Linnaeus) Bentham & Hooker f.

Gen. Pl. 3: 52. 1880.

Basionym: Undefined sect. Blitum Linnaeus Sp. Pl.,Gen. Pl. ed. 1: 4. 1753,5, 6. 1754
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 280.

Plants annual. Leaf-blades lanceolate, ovate, or usually triangular, glabrous. Perianth segments 3 (–4), connate only at base or connate into irregular lobes, margins entire; stigmas 0.1–0.5 mm. Seeds vertical.

Distribution

North America, Europe, Asia

Discussion

Species 4 or 5 (2 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

"narrower" is not a number.

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dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
Steven E. Clemants +  and Sergei L. Mosyakin +
(Linnaeus) Bentham & Hooker f. +
slippery +
aromatic +
cuneate +, hastate +, cordate +  and truncate +
Undefined sect. Blitum +
flattened +, rhombic +, trullate +, triangular +, ovate +, lanceolate +, oblong +  and linear +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
North America +, Europe +  and Asia +
hippocrepiform +  and annular +
symmetric +, or +  and uniseriate +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
small white +
inflated +
sessile +  and petiolate +
not fleshy +
connate +
not winged +  and winged +
serrate +, sinuate +  and dentate +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
nonadherent +  and adherent +
chartaceous +  and membranaceous +
pointing +  and ascending +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
reddish-brown +, brown-black +  and black +
verrucate +  and striate +
lenticular +  and subglobose +
cylindric +
not imbricate +
keeled +  and rounded +
1 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
not armed +, not jointed +  and branched +
opposite +  and alternate +
erect +  and prostrate +
not fleshy +
filiform +
0.01 cm0.1 mm <br />1.0e-4 m <br /> (?) +  and 0.05 cm0.5 mm <br />5.0e-4 m <br /> (?) +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Chenopodium sect. Blitum +
Chenopodium subg. Blitum +
section +
dehiscent +  and indehiscent +
glabrous +  and pubescent +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and monoecious +
not imbricate +
keeled +  and rounded +