Suaeda Forssk. ex J.F. Gmel.
  • Onomat. Bot. Compl. 8: 797. 1776.


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2020): Suaeda Forssk. ex J.F. Gmel. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-4000037035. Accessed on: 18 Feb 2020'

Morphology

Stigmas 2–5.

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    Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs, usually glabrous or nearly so.

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    Leaves usually alternate and fleshy (always in the Flora Zambesiaca area), entire, narrow, cylindrical or somewhat flattened.

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    Flowers axillary or sometimes (not in the Flora Zambesiaca area) adnate to the subtending leaf, solitary or more usually clustered, subtended by small scarious bracteoles, hermaphrodite or unisexual.

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    Perianth 5-lobed or-partite, sometimes thickened or inflated in fruit but not winged.

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    Embryo spiral.

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    Endosperm absent or scanty.

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    Fruit with membranous or sometimes spongily thickened indehiscent pericarp.

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    Seeds “horizontal” or “vertical” (i.e. vertically or laterally compressed); testa normally thin, hard and glossy.

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    Ovary sessile on a broad base, or partly adnate to the calyx.

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    Stamens 5, absent or reduced to staminodes in the flowers.

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    Embryo spiral

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    Seeds “horizontal” or “vertical” (i.e. vertically or laterally compressed); testa normally smooth, thin and hard

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    Fruits with membranous or sometimes spongily thickened indehiscent pericarp

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    Annual or perennial herbs or shrubs, usually glabrous

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    Leaves usually fleshy, entire, usually alternate, narrow, cylindrical or somewhat flattened

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    Endosperm absent or scanty.

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    Flowers axillary or sometimes adnate to the subtending leaf, solitary or clustered, subtended by small scarious bracteoles, hermaphrodite or unisexual

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    Calyx 5-lobed or -partite, sometimes thickened or inflated in fruit, but not winged

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    Stamens 5, absent or reduced to staminodes in the ♀ flowers

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    Ovary sessile on a broad base, or partly adnate to the calyx

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    Stigmas 2–5

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    Literature

    SELECTED REFERENCES

    Bassett, I. J. and C. W. Crompton. 1978. The genus Suaeda (Chenopodiaceae) in Canada. Canad. J. Bot. 56: 581-591. Fisher, D. D., H. J. Schenk, J. A. Thorsch, and W. R. Ferren Jr. 1997. Leaf anatomy and subgeneric affiliations of C3 and C4 species of Suaeda (Chenopodiaceae) in North America. Amer. J. Bot. 84: 1198-1210. Hopkins, C. O. and W. H. Blackwell. 1977. Synopsis of Suaeda (Chenopodiaceae) in North America. Sida 7: 147-173. Iljin, M. M. 1936b. K sistematike roda Suaeda Forssk. i tri’by Suaedeae Rchnb. Sovetsk. Bot. 5: 39-49. Schenk, H. J. and W. R. Ferren Jr. 2001. On the sectional nomenclature of Suaeda (Chenopodiaceae). Taxon 50: 857-873.

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