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