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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Einadia nutans ssp. oxycarpa

Citation: Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 4:203 (1983).

Synonymy: Rhagodia nutans R. Br. var. oxycarpa Gauba, Victorian Nat. 65:167 (1948). , Chenopodium nutans

Common name: None

Description:
Scrambling subshrub to 1 m high; leaves somewhat leathery, narrow-hastate, acute, c. 15 mm long; basal lobes narrow, acute.

Inflorescence branched; flowers and fruits sessile.

Fruiting perianth fleshy and reflexed, red; berry ovoid, c. 4 mm long; seed horizontal to erect, c. 1 mm diam.; testa moderately reticulate.

image of FSA1_Einadia_nut_oxy.jpg Einadia nutans subsp. oxycarpa leaf and fruit.
Image source: fig. 156d 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. 278.

Distribution:  S.Aust.: NW, GT, EA, EP, MU.   N.S.W.

Flowering time: May — Sept.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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