Chenopodiastrum S. Fuentes, Uotila & Borsch

Description of the genus

Annual non-aromatic eglandular herbs. Young stems and leaves with vesicular trichomes becoming totally collapsed when dry, mostly caducous or rarely present at maturity. Leaves alternate. Flowers bisexual and female, in small cymes arranged in a branched inflorescence. Bracteoles 0. Perianth segments (4-)5-lobed, with a prominent midvein visible within. Stamens 5.

Derivation of name: from the genus Chenopodium and the Latin suffix -astrum, meaning having a resemblance to.

Zambia: 1 taxon.

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murale (L.) S. Fuentes, Uotila & BorschSS

Other sources of information about Chenopodiastrum:

Our websites:

Flora of Botswana: Chenopodiastrum
Flora of Zimbabwe: Chenopodiastrum

External websites:

African Plants: A Photo Guide (Senckenberg): Chenopodiastrum
BHL (Biodiversity Heritage Library): Chenopodiastrum
EOL (Encyclopedia of Life): Chenopodiastrum
GBIF (Global Biodiversity Information Facility): Chenopodiastrum
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iNaturalist: Chenopodiastrum
IPNI (International Plant Names Index): Chenopodiastrum
JSTOR Plant Science: Chenopodiastrum
Mansfeld World Database of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops: Chenopodiastrum
Plants of the World Online: Chenopodiastrum
Tropicos: Chenopodiastrum
Wikipedia: Chenopodiastrum

Copyright: Mike Bingham, Annette Willemen, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Mark Hyde, 2011-24

Bingham, M.G., Willemen, A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. and Hyde, M.A. (2024). Flora of Zambia: Genus page: Chenopodiastrum., retrieved 12 July 2024

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