genus Atriplex


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Noun1.genus Atriplex - orachgenus Atriplex - orach; saltbush      
caryophylloid dicot genus - genus of relatively early dicotyledonous plants including mostly flowers
orach, orache - any of various herbaceous plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in deserts and salt marshes
saltbush - any of various shrubby plants of the genus Atriplex that thrive in dry alkaline soil
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Chenopodiaceous constitute one of the most important halophyte families; genus Atriplex is one example.
The pattern-ground chenopod shrubland complexes in Australia are predominantly vegetated by the plant genus Atriplex if the slope is 1-5% (Macdonald et al.
In another, not yet published study of northern Chile's Atacama desert, one of the driest regions in the world, Friese and his coworkers report that the area's dominant shrubs, members of the genus Atriplex, are mycorrhizal.