Atriplex sect. Dialysex


Chenop. Monogr. Enum., 64. 1840.

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 343. Mentioned on page 331, 381.

Plants perennial herbs or shrubs, dioecious or semidioecious. Leaves with Kranz-type anatomy. Pistillate flowers lacking perianth, enclosed by a pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles ovoid to fan-shaped or subcircular, united to about middle, faces lacking tubercles. Seeds erect; radicle lateral.


Introduced; rather widely distributed, including North America, Australia.


Species 14 species (2 in the flora).

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