Dysphania rhadinostachya subsp. inflata (Aellen) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Chenopodium rhadinostachya S.W.L.Jacobs APNI*
Chenopodium inflatum Aellen APNI*
Dysphania inflata (Aellen) A.J.Scott APNI*
Chenopodium rhadinostachyum F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect to decumbent annual to c. 30 cm high, aromatic, with glandular and simple multicellular hairs.
Leaves elliptic, to c. 5 cm long, margins undulate or flat; petiolate.
Flowers in glomerules arranged in terminal and axillary spike-like inflorescences. Terminal flower of glomerule bisexual, shortly pedicellate; perianth segments 4, c. 1 mm long, fused for lower third or free, glabrous or slightly hairy (to hairy in non-N.S.W. material); stamen 1; styles 2. Lateral flowers female or bisexual, otherwise similar to terminal flowers.
Seed c. 0.5 mm diam., reddish brown, falling loosely enclosed in perianth.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on poor soils of inland areas.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. N.T.
|The single subspecies in NSW. Characters and distribution as for the species in NSW.|
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