Atriplex sect. Sclerocalymma

(Ascherson) Ascherson & Graebner in P. F. A. Ascherson et al.

in P. F. A. Ascherson et al., Syn. Mitteleur. Fl. 5(4): 139. 1913

Synonyms: Roseae Standley
Basionyms: Sclero calymma Ascherson
Treatment appears in FNA Volume 4. Treatment on page 340. Mentioned on page 326, 329.
Plants annual, erect or decumbent. Leaves usually with Kranz-type anatomy (without in A. tatarica). Pistillate flowers lacking perianth, enclosed by pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles rhombic to ovate, united to about middle, proximal part hardened and cartilaginous in fruit. Seeds vertical; radicle inferior, basal, or median.

Distribution

Eurasia.

Discussion

Species ca. 10 (3 in the flora).

References

None.

Lower Taxa