R. Anderson, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 55:500, as acutibractum (1930).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Intricately branched rounded shrub c. 50 cm high, monoecious; leaves sessile to shortly petiolate; lamina broadly obovate to orbicular, flat or folded, 5-30 mm long, shallowly sinuate-dentate, scaly-tomentose on both surfaces or glabrescent above.
Flowers in clusters, axillary or forming short interrupted spikes.
Fruiting bracteoles oblong, swollen towards the base, fused except for the acute to acuminate apex, sessile or the lower third forming a slender or stout pedicel, in all 2-8 mm long; appendages conical, usually paired on one or both valves, sometimes lacking; Seed circular; radicle lateral, erect.
||Atriplex acutibractea. Fruits
Image source: fig. 150a in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 237 & fig. 44/1.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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