Common name: Keeled Goosefoot, Keeled Goosefoot, Green Crumbweed
Chenopodium carinatum R.Br. APNI*
Description: Prostrate to erect, aromatic annual or short-lived perennial covered with glandular and other hairs.
Leaves elliptic to ovate, lamina to 30 mm long, sinuate to entire; petiole usually shorter than the lamina.
Inflorescence of few- to many-flowered axillary clusters. Flowers bisexual or female, c. 1 mm across. Perianth segments 5, free to base, keeled or inflated upwards, hairy towards apex, often spathulate. Stamen 1 or 0.
Seed erect, black or dark brown, c. 0.5 mm diam.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, NWS, CWS
Other Australian states: Qld Vic.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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