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Abutilon halophilum F.Muell.
Family Malvaceae
Abutilon halophilum F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Subshrub to 50 cm, with a velvety indumentum.

Leaves with lamina circular or obovate, 1–3 cm long, apex obtuse, margins broadly toothed except near base.

Calyx c. 7 mm long, lobes broad-lanceolate. Corolla 12–14 mm long.

Fruit 10–14 mm diam., 8–10 mm long, papery, divergent and depressed; mericarps obtuse, c. 10.


Habitat
Photo A.E. Orme

Habit
Photo A.E. Orme

Flower
Photo Andrew Orme

Fruit
Photo A.E. Orme

Flowering: most of the year.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows on heavy clay soils, stony desert loams, often along floodplains, mostly in Bladder Saltbush communities.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: ?W.A. S.A. N.T.
AVH map***

Text by A. S. Mitchell & E. H. Norris
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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