Atriplex quinii F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Erect perennial to c. 40 cm high, monoecious.
Leaves oblong, narrow-obovate to linear, to 40 mm long, apex obtuse, margins entire or sinuate; petiolate.
Flowers in axillary clusters or on short spike-like inflorescences (usually male). Fruiting bracteoles with a stipe-like base 3–4 mm long, apex expanded, fan-like with recurved lobes, the whole c. 8–12 mm long and as broad; usually inflated reniform appendage on the base of the expanded portion of each bracteole.
Distribution and occurrence: Grows on ridges and hills of the more arid areas.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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