Micromonolepis Ulbr.
  • Nat. Pflanzenfam. (ed. 2) 16c: 499. 1934.
  • [Greek micros, little, and Monolepis, the genus in which this taxon is often placed]


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Micromonolepis Ulbr. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000024156. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

General Information

Herbs, annual, monoecious, delicate, ± farinose. Stems erect, dichotomously branched; branches not jointed, not armed, ultimate branches filiform. Leaves alternate, ± petiolate, succulent; blade oblanceolate to spatulate, base attenuate or sometimes abruptly petiolate, margins entire to hastate, apex obtuse to rounded. Inflorescences dichotomously branched with solitary flowers in axils and terminating branches, rarely in 2-4-flowered clusters. Flowers unisexual, sessile; perianth segments (1-)2-3; staminate flowers with 1-2 stamens; ovary superior; pistillate flowers connate proximally, style 1, stigmas 2. Fruiting structures somewhat flattened utricles; pericarps ± adherent to seeds, tuberculate-papillose, membranous. Seeds vertical, lenticular; seed coat dark brown, smooth, shiny; embryo annular; perisperm copious.

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    Other Local Names

    NameLanguageCountry
    [Greek micros, little, and Monolepis, the genus in which this taxon is often placed]

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    Amaranthaceae
    World Flora Online Data. 2017.
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    Flora of North America @ efloras.org
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    'Flora of North America @ eFloras (2008). Published on the Internet http://www.efloras.org/flora_page.aspx?flora_id=1 [accessed August 2016]' Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
    • B Flora of North America Association
    World Flora Online consortium
    http://www.worldfloraonline.org/organisation/WFO
    World Flora Online Data. 2018.
    • C CC0 1.0 Universal (CC0 1.0).