Suaeda

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Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Suaeda' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/suaeda/). Accessed 2024-02-21.

Family

  • Chenopodiaceae

Species in genus

Glossary

ovary
Lowest part of the carpel containing the ovules; later developing into the fruit.
perianth
Calyx and corolla. Term used especially when petals and sepals are not easily distinguished from each other.
achene
Small dry indehiscent fruit that has a single seed (as in e.g. Polylepis).
alternate
Attached singly along the axis not in pairs or whorls.
axillary
Situated in an axil.
glabrous
Lacking hairs smooth. glabrescent Becoming hairless.

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Credits

Article from Bean's Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the British Isles

Recommended citation
'Suaeda' from the website Trees and Shrubs Online (treesandshrubsonline.org/articles/suaeda/). Accessed 2024-02-21.

A genus of about 100 species of glabrous herbs or small shrubs, distributed throughout most of the world on saline soils. Leaves small, fleshy, alternate. Flowers axillary, solitary or in cymes, inconspicuous. Perianth segments five, somewhat fleshy. Stamens five. Ovary with three to five stigmas, developing into an achene.