Salsola vermiculata L.
Fruits with persistent calyx
Apex of fruit (above wings)
Base of fruit (below wings)
Fruits (top view) without persistent calyx, showing coiled
Fruits (bottom view) without persistent calyx, showing
A, Fruit with persistent calyx and bracteoles; B,
Fruit with calyx and bracteoles removed; C, Embryo in situ; D, transection of
drawing by Lynda Chandler
Salsola tragus L.
Winged fruits (from upper part of plant) with persistent
Fruits (from lower part of plant) with wings broken off,
or with absent or reduced wings
Fruit with persistent calyx removed, showing conical
shape of embryo
Fruits with persistent calyx, showing apex (left) and