Dysphania sect. Botryoides

(C. A. Meyer) Mosyakin & Clemants

Ukrayins’k. Bot. Zhurn., n. s. 59: 383. 2002.

Basionym: Chenopodium sect. Botryoides C. A. Meyer in C. F. von Ledebour, Fl. Altaica 1: 410. 1829
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 272. Mentioned on page 268, 269.

Plants annual. Leaf-blades with margins pinnately lobate or deeply pinnatifid to nearly entire (in distal leaves). Inflorescences solitary flowers or in few-flowered glomerules in lax axillary and terminal cymes. Flowers: perianth segments 5, connate basally or ± distinct; stamens 1–5 or absent; styles 2. Seeds horizontal.

Distribution

Worldwide, native to s North America, n South America, s Eurasia, Africa

Discussion

Species 8–9 (3 in the flora).

Selected References

None.

Mucronate (?) +, Acuminate (?) +, Attenuate (?) +, Acute (?) +  and Obtuse (?) +
Steven E. Clemants +  and Sergei L. Mosyakin +
(C. A. Meyer) Mosyakin & Clemants +
slippery +
aromatic +
cuneate to truncate +
Chenopodium sect. Botryoides +
lobed +, elliptic +, ovate +, oblanceolate +, lanceolate +  and linear +
persistent +  and deciduous +
reddish-brown +, black +, brown +  and green +
Worldwide +, native to s North America +, n South America +, s Eurasia +  and Africa +
symmetric +, or +  and uniseriate +
unisexual +  and bisexual +
aromatic +
glabrescent +
compound +  and simple +
reduced +
not winged +  and winged +
serrate +, dentate +  and entire +
deeply pinnatifid +  and nearly entire +
crassinucellate +  and bitegmic +
campylotropous +
1 +  and single +
persistent +  and deciduous +
distinct +  and connate +
nonadherent +  and adherent +
membranaceous +
Ukrayins’k. Bot. Zhurn., n. s. +
pointing +  and ascending +
basal +, median +  and position +
bulbous +  and taprooted +
fusiform +
fleshy +  and fibrous +
smooth +  and rugose +
subglobose +  and lenticular +
cylindric +
1 (?) +  and 5 (?) +
not jointed +  and branched +
opposite +  and alternate +
prostrate +  and decumbent +
ascending +  and erect +
not fleshy +
1 +  and 3 +
filiform +
sessile +  and petiolate +
reduced;small +
horizontal +  and vertical +
verrucate +
Dysphania sect. Botryoides +
Dysphania +
section +
polygamous +, dioecious +  and monoecious +