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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Amaranthaceae
Atriplex lindleyi ssp. conduplicata

Citation: Paul G. Wilson, Fl. Aust. 4:323 (1984).

Synonymy: A. conduplicata F. Muell., Australas. J. Pharm. 1:429 (1886); A. halimoides Lindley var. conduplicata (F. Muell.)F. Muell. & Tate, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 16:345 (1896); Blackiella conduplicata (F. Muell.)Aellen, Bot. Jb. 68:424 (1938); ?B. conduplicata (F. Muell.)Aellen var. phyllocarpa Aellen, Bot. Jb. 68:425 (1938).

Common name: None

Leaves obovate to rhomboid-orbicular, in all 20-40 mm long, apex obtuse to rounded.

Fruiting bracteoles slightly spongy, covered with a scaly sheen, united almost to the apex, broadly elliptic to orbicular in outline due to the opposite erect circular appendages that unite in the middle to form a winged tube and pedicel, in all 5-18 mm long and wide; upper surface of the bracteoles rounded and surmounted by the prominent free oblong-triangular apexes which do not exceed the winged appendages.

image of FSA1_Atriplex_lin_con.jpg Atriplex lindleyi subsp. conduplicata. Fruit.
Image source: fig. 150t in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Published illustration: Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 238.

Distribution:  S.Aust.: NW, LE, GT, FR, EA, EP.

Flowering time: No flowering time is available

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available

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