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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex vesicaria ssp. appendiculata

Citation: Parr-Smith, Fl. Aust. 4:320 (1984).

Synonymy: A. paludosa R. Br. var. appendiculata Benth., Fl. Aust. 5:170 (1870).

Common name: None

Description:
Erect shrub to 60 cm high; branches erect, wiry; leaves narrow-elliptic to orbicular or obovate, obtuse to rounded, 5-15 mm long, 3-8 mm wide, entire.

Fruiting bracteoles sessile or very shortly pedicellate; valves fused for c. 1 mm above the base, orbicular to rhomboid or triangular, obtuse to acute, to 5 mm long and wide, entire or slightly denticulate, truncate or slightly cordate at the base; bladder-appendages small or absent; seed medium-brown.

Distribution:  Found growing in mixed scrub, and woodland over limestone or loam.

  W.Aust.

Flowering time: all months.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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