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

20b.3. Atriplex Linnaeus (subg. Obione) sect.

Plants usually annual, usually monoecious. Leaves with Kranz anatomy. Staminate flowers with calyx lobes not crested. Pistillate flowers lacking or rarely with a perianth (in A. covillei), enclosed by a pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles cuneate to ovate or obovate, united at least to 1/2 of length, faces with tubercles or crests or smooth. Seeds: radicle lateral or superior.

Species 28 (23 in the flora): United States, Mexico.


 

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