Atriplex eardleyae Aellen APNI*
Synonyms: Atriplex campanulata APNI*
Description: Erect herb to 30 cm high, monoecious.
Leaves obovate, to 20 mm long, apex obtuse, entire or sinuate.
Flowers in axillary clusters. Fruiting bracteoles with a stipe-like base, expanded ± fan-like at the top, subequal, 6–10 mm long; appendages 2 on the shorter bracteole, tooth-like.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread throughout the drier areas of the mainland States; introduced to coastal districts. CC NWP SWP NFWP SFWP; Qld, N.T., S.A., W.A. SYNONYMS:
NSW subdivisions: *CC, NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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