Atriplex sect. Atriplex

Synonyms: Atriplex sect. Dichrosperma Hortenses Standley
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 331. Mentioned on page 381.

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.


Introduced; Asia.


Species 2 (1 in the flora).

Selected References


Lower Taxa