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|Family: Amaranthaceae||View Description||Dichotomous Key|
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Habit: Perennial herb, generally prostrate, soft-hairy to woolly, hairs simple. Leaf: opposite; petioled; blade linear or lanceolate to spoon-shaped or ovate, margins entire. Inflorescence: axillary, sessile, few-flowered heads; bracts, bractlets membranous, white, glabrous, persistent. Flower: bisexual; perianth bell-shaped, perianth parts 5, fused +- 1/2, 1-veined; stamens 5, filaments fused basally into tube attached to top of perianth tube, anthers 2-chambered, pseudostaminodes 0; ovary ovoid, ovule 1, style 1, +- 0.2 mm, stigmas 2-lobed, spheric. Fruit: utricle, wall membranous. Seed: 1 lenticular to spheric, smooth, shiny.
Species In Genus: +- 5 species: southern United States to South America. Etymology: (Antoine Guillemin, French botanist, explorer, 1796--1842)
eFlora Treatment Author: Mihai Costea
Jepson Online Interchange
Previous taxon: Amaranthus watsonii
Next taxon: Guilleminea densa var. aggregata
Citation for this treatment: Mihai Costea 2016. Guilleminea, in Jepson Flora Project (eds.) Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/cgi-bin/get_IJM.pl?tid=9086, accessed on December 03, 2016.
Citation for the whole project: Jepson Flora Project (eds.) 2016. Jepson eFlora, http://ucjeps.berkeley.edu/IJM.html, accessed on December 03, 2016.