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|Family: Chenopodiaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Subshrub, generally erect, densely tomentose, hairs stellate; monoecious or dioecious. Leaf: petioled, linear to lanceolate, flat, entire. Inflorescence: spike-like, terminal; staminate flowers distal to pistillate; pistillate flowers few, clustered, subtended by 2 +- leaf-like, densely long-hairy bracts +- fused at base. Staminate Flower: perianth 4-lobed; stamens 4. Pistillate Flower: perianth lobes 0; stigmas 2. Fruit: ovate, flat, fruit wall free. Seed: vertical, brown, white-hairy.
Species In Genus: +- 3 species: western North America, northern Mediterranean, temperate Asia. Etymology: (Stephan P. Krascheninnikov, Russian botanist, 1711--1755)
eFlora Treatment Author: Margriet Wetherwax & Dieter H. Wilken
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Kochia scoparia subsp. scoparia
Next taxon: Krascheninnikovia lanata
Citation for this treatment: Margriet Wetherwax & Dieter H. Wilken 2016. Krascheninnikovia, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=11501, accessed on October 24, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on October 24, 2016.