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).