Atriplex prostrata Boucher ex DC. APNI*
Synonyms: Atriplex hastata APNI*
Description: Annual to 80 cm high, monoecious.
Lower leaves triangular, hastate, lamina to 8 cm long, margins entire to sinuate; petiole to 4 cm long.
Upper leaves linear to narrow-elliptic, entire. Inflorescence paniculate, to 40 cm long. Fruiting bracteoles triangular, 5–6 mm long, entire or slightly toothed.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: *NC, *CC, *SC, *ST, *CWS, *LHI
Other Australian states: *Vic. *Tas.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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