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20a.4. Atriplex Linnaeus (subg. Atriplex) sect. Spongiocarpus Buxbaum, Verh. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien. 76: 46. 1927.

Atriplex [unranked] Halimoides Ulbrich

Plants annual or short-lived perennial, erect or procumbent. Leaves with Kranz-type anatomy. Pistillate flowers lacking perianth, enclosed by a pair of bracteoles. Bracteoles ovoid-globular to broadly turbinate or hemispheric, united almost to summit, erect. Seeds erect, or basal and horizontal; radicle usually lateral.

Species 6 (2 in the flora): introduced; Australia.


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