Salicornia pachystachya Bunge ex Ung.-Sternb.
  • Vers. Syst. Salicorn. : 51 (1866)


Cite taxon page as 'WFO (2022): Salicornia pachystachya Bunge ex Ung.-Sternb. Published on the Internet;http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0001294612. Accessed on: 07 Dec 2022'

Morphology

Perianth exposed in flower and fruit.

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    Fruiting spikes cylindrical, blunt, rarely somewhat tapering.

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    Fertile spikes many, (0.5) 1–3 (5.5) cm. long, markedly thickening in fruit and 4–8 mm. in diam.

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    Seed ellipsoid, c. 1.5–1.7 × 1–1.2 mm.

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    Herb 10–30 cm. high; main stem erect with numerous suberect or ascending lateral branches (forming an angle usually 450 or less with main stem).

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    Each group of three fruiting calyces finally falling away, leaving three little cavities in the spike arranged more or less in a triangle.

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    Stamens 2 per flower.

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    Central fruiting calyx of each group of three with a flattened apex about 1.52 mm. long and wide, when dry appearing wider than long, when softened by boiling about as long as wide; upper margin of the apex somewhat arcuate, lateral margins straight or slightly concave.

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    Seed ellipsoid, about 1.5–1.7 mm. long and 1–1.2 mm. wide; testa brown.

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    Fertile spikes many, 1.2–3.2 cm. long (to 5 cm. long, fide Ungern-Sternberg), 4.5–5.5 mm. in diameter, thick, cylindrical or somewhat tapering above, each of about 8–15 segments whose margins are about 1.75–2.5 mm. apart vertically, not or only very slightly hiding the fruiting calyces.

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    Annual herb, about 10–23 cm. high; main stem erect with numerous suberect lateral branches.

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