Atriplex repens Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 377 1821. (syn: Atriplex belangeri (Moq.) Boiss.; Atriplex thunbergiifolia (Boiss. & Noë) Boiss.; Obione belangeri Moq.; Obione thunbergiifolia Boiss. & Noë);
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Plant name: Atriplex repens Roth, Nov. Pl. Sp. 377. 1821.
Small shrubs, 20-50 cm tall. Stems ducumbent; rooting from lower nodes; branches alternate, slightly ribbed. Leaves alternate; petiole 1-3 mm long; leaf blade obovate to ovate, 1-2 × 0.8-1.5 cm, fleshy, densely gray-green furfuraceous on both surfaces, base rounded, margin entire, apex rounded. Flowers white, 1-2mm across, in axillary sessile clusters in simple spikes. Perianth in male flowers 3-5 partite, lobes obtuse; in female flowers 0. Stamens 3-5 inserted at the base of perianth, filaments connate below; anthers didynamous. Ovary ovoid; stigmas 2, filiform. Urticle membranous, 1 seeded. Seed black.
Habitat & location: Found in saline marshy places and sea coasts. Photographed at Krishnapatnam, Nellore district
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