Atriplex limbata Benth. APNI*
Description: Spreading herb or subshrub to 40 cm high, monoecious.
Leaves elliptic to obovate, to 30 mm long, margins entire or sinuate; petiolate.
Flowers in axillary clusters. Fruiting bracteoles 6–10 mm long, fused almost to the apex, ± cylindrical; appendages 1 on each bracteole, standing at right angles to the free portions of the bracteoles; free portion of bracteoles 1–2 mm, appendages irregularly toothed, 2–3 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in drier parts.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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