Tetragonia L. >

Petaloid staminodes absent. Leaves broad, flat Tetragonia
Pedicels more than 4 mm long. Fruit with 4 thick wings which are rounded in outline. Flowers often more than 2 in the axil. Leaves 2–4 cm long, elliptic to obovate; the apex broad and rounded; petioles and young stems covered with loose hairs. Coast. Not common. Introd. from Africa. African Spinach T.decumbens