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Atriplex morrisii R.H.Anderson
Family Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex morrisii R.H.Anderson APNI*

Description: Spreading annual to c. 30 cm high, monoecious.

Leaves obovate, to 25 mm long, apex acute, margins sinuate to entire; petiolate.

Flowers in axillary clusters. Fruiting bracteoles 6–8 mm long with 3 subequal terminal teeth and a stipe-like base; appendages 1 on each bracteole, inflated, from two-thirds to almost as long as the bracteole, covered with large numbers of papillae scattered over the surface.


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Distribution and occurrence: Rare, in scattered habitats.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld N.T. S.A.
AVH map***

Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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