Atriplex L.

Kuehn, U., 1993, Chenopodiaceae, The Families and Genera of Vascular Plants 2, Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag, pp. 253-281: 267

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Atriplex L.

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15. Atriplex L.

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Atriplex L., Sp. Pl.: 1052 (1753); Aellen, Bot. Jahrb. Syst. 68 345-434 (1937/38), 70: 1-61 (1940); Kowal, Monogr. Bot. 1 87-163 (1954); Tascherau, Can. J. Bot. 50: 1571-1594 (1972) Jones, Watsonia 10: 233-251 (1975).

Obione Geirtner (1791).

Halimione Aellen (1938).

Blackiella Aellen (1938).

Morrisiella Aellen (1938).

Pachypharynx Aellen (1938).

Senniellu Aellen (1938).

Annual or perennial herbs, subshrubs or shrubs, monoecious or dioecious with some bisexual flowers. Flowers solitary or in clusters, these in spiciform or paniculate infloresences; flowers 3-5-lobed; stamens 3-5; bracteoles often triangular, in fruit accrescent, connate, often indurated; stigmas 2(-3). Pericarp free or slightly adherent; seeds vertical, rarely horizontal; fruits heterocarpous; embryo annular; radicle ascending superior to superior. Zn = 18, 27, 36, 45, 54. About 300 spp., worldwide. The genus Pachypharynx was based on two species; the types of both consisted of galled specimens of Azriplex (cf. Wilson 1984).