Amaranthus sect. Acanthochiton

(Torrey) Mosyakin & K. R. Robertson

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

Basionyms: Undefined sect. Acanthochiton Torrey in L. Sitgreaves, Rep. Exped. Zuni Colorado Rivers, 170. 1853
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.

AuthorSergei L. Mosyakin + and Kenneth R. Robertson +
Authority(Torrey) Mosyakin & K. R. Robertson +
BasionymsUndefined sect. Acanthochiton +
Distributionsw North America. +
IllustratorYevonn Wilson-Ramsey +
Publication titleAnn. Bot. F enn. +
Publication year1996 +
ReferenceNone +
Source xmlhttps://jpend@bitbucket.org/aafc-mbb/fna-data-curation.git/src/f6b125a955440c0872999024f038d74684f65921/coarse grained fna xml/V4/V4 820.xml +
SynonymsAcanthochiton +, Acnida +, Albersia +, Amblogyna +, Euxolus +, Mengea +, Sarratia + and Scleropus +
Taxon familyAmaranthaceae +
Taxon nameAmaranthus sect. Acanthochiton +
Taxon parentAmaranthus subg. Acnida +
Taxon ranksection +
VolumeVolume 4 +