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FNA | Family List | FNA Vol. 4 | Chenopodiaceae | Dysphania

6b. Dysphania R. Brown sect. Botryoides (C. A. Meyer) Mosyakin & Clemants, Ukrayins’k. Bot. Zhurn., n. s. 59: 383. 2002.

Chenopodium Linnaeus sect. Botryoides C. A. Meyer in C. F. von Ledebour, Fl. Altaica 1: 410. 1829

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.

Species 8-9 (3 in the flora): worldwide, native to s North America, n South America, s Eurasia, Africa.


 

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