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Key to Amaranthaceae

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1. Cauline leaves alternate; flower unisexual, plants monoecious or dioecious ..... AMARANTHUS

1' Cauline leaves generally opposite; flower bisexual

2. Hairs forked ..... TIDESTROMIA

2' Hairs simple or 0

3. Leaves fleshy; inflorescence axillary, flowers 1–3 ..... NITROPHILA

3' Leaves not fleshy; inflorescence axillary, terminal, or both, flowers > 3

4. Perianth parts free ..... ALTERNANTHERA

4' Perianth parts fused >= 1/2 ..... [GUILLEMINEA]

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