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20a.1. Atriplex Linnaeus (subg. Atriplex) sect.

Atriplex sect. Dichrosperma Dumortier; Atriplex [unranked] Hortenses Standley

Plants annual, erect. Leaves without Kranz-type anatomy. Pistillate flowers dimorphic, either ebracteolate and with 3-5-lobed perianth enveloping a horizontal seed, or lacking a perianth and enclosed by a pair of bracteoles enveloping a vertical seed. Bracteoles ovate to orbicular, distinct almost to base. Seed erect; radicle inferior.

Species 2 (1 in the flora): introduced; Asia.


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