Atriplex sect. Dialysex
Chenop. Monogr. Enum., 64. 1840
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).