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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Annual, generally hairy. Stem: axis generally erect; branches ascending to erect. Leaf: linear to lanceolate, reduced distally. Inflorescence: spike; bracts leaf-like; flowers 1--few per axil. Flower: generally bisexual; calyx lobes 5, incurved, hooked-spiny in fruit; stamens generally 5; stigmas generally 2. Fruit: +- depressed-spheric. Seed: horizontal.
Species In Genus: +- 10 species: warm temperate Eurasia, Africa. Etymology: (Ferdinando Bassi, Italian botanist, 1710--1774) Note: Kochia scoparia recently treated here.
eFlora Treatment Author: G. Frederic Hrusa & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Atriplex watsonii
Next taxon: Bassia hyssopifolia
Citation for this treatment: G. Frederic Hrusa & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Bassia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11492, accessed on May 29, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on May 29, 2016.