Amaranthus sect. Acanthochiton

(Torrey) Mosyakin & K. R. Robertson

Ann. Bot. F enn. 33: 277. 1996

Basionyms: Undefined sect. Acanthochiton Torrey
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 419.
Plants annual, glabrous or glabrescent. Bracts of pistillate flowers leaflike, deltate or rhombic-deltate, very broad, margins crispate and denticulate. Pistillate flowers: tepals 5, outer tepals linear to narrowly lanceolate, inner tepals spatulate to fan-shaped. Utricles dehiscence circumscissile.

Distribution

sw North America.

Discussion

Species 1.

References

None.

Lower Taxa