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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex vesicaria ssp. macrocystidia

Citation: Parr-Smith, Fl. Aust. 4:321 (1984).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Rounded shrub to 80 cm high; leaves obovate, rounded to obtuse, 10-30 mm long, 4-8 mm wide, entire.

Fruiting bracteoles sessile or on a pedicel to 1 mm long; valves broadly orbicular, obtuse or slightly mucronate, to 9 mm long, c. 12 mm wide, fused up to 2 mm above the base, entire or with teeth above the widest point, truncate at the base; bladder-appendages almost equal to the valves, attached near the base and often fused to each other below the valves and around the pedicel; seed light-brown.

Published illustration: Cochrane et al. (1980) Flowering plants of Victoria and Tasmania, fig. 180.

Distribution:    N.T.; Qld; N.S.W.; Vic.

Flowering time: all months.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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