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Electronic Flora of South Australia infraspecific Fact Sheet

Family: Chenopodiaceae
Halosarcia indica ssp. bidens

Citation: Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 3:67 (1980).

Synonymy: Arthrocnemum bidens Nees in Lehm., Pl. Preiss. 1:632 (1845); Salicornia bidens (Nees)Benth., Fl. Aust. 5:204 (1870).

Common name: None

Description:
Robust shrub to 2 m high; articles thick, obovoid, 5-10 mm long; lobes prominent, keeled towards the apex, usually ciliolate.

Spikes ovoid, grey with age, the lowest bract pair larger and more deeply lobed than those above; fruitlets: perianth spongy; pericarp hard and horny all over.

Published illustration: Rotherham et al (1975) Flowers and plants of New South Wales and southern Queensland, fig. 457, as Pachycornia tenuis.

Distribution:  Found in moderately saline areas both coastal and inland.

  W.Aust.; N.T.; N.S.W.; Vic.

Flowering time: Flowers and/or fruits all months.

Biology: No text

Author: Not yet available


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