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Key to Dysphania

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1. Plant ± sprawling; calyx lobes fused ± to tip, surface netted, tube enclosing fruit ..... D. multifida

1' Plant generally erect; calyx deeply 5-lobed, ± spheric, surface not netted, lobes generally folded over fruit

2. Leaf blade lobed, 3–65 mm; sepals glandular; fruit wall not glandular, adherent to seed; seed margin generally ridged

3. Leaf blade ovate to elliptic, margin irregular-wavy to deeply pinnately lobed; inflorescence spike or panicle-like, occasionally terminal; sepals densely stalked-glandular ..... D. botrys

3' Leaf blade elliptic to lanceolate, margin coarsely wavy-dentate, lobes obtuse; inflorescence ± spheric axillary clusters; sepals sessile-glandular ..... D. pumilio

2' Leaf blade coarsely dentate to jagged-cut or occasionally entire, 15–100 mm; sepals sparsely glandular; fruit wall glandular, generally free from seed; seed margin rounded

4. Inflorescence bracts 0 or reduced, leaf-like, < 2.5 mm ..... D. anthelmintica

4' Inflorescence bracts leaf-like, 3–25 mm

5. Leaves, petioles generally densely glandular, stem glabrous or gland-dotted ..... D. ambrosioides

5' Leaves, petioles, stem glandular, soft-long-wavy-hairy ..... D. chilensis


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