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Disphyma crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus
Family Aizoaceae
Disphyma crassifolium (L.) L.Bolus APNI*

Description: Prostrate annual or short-lived perennial with stems to 1 m long.

Leaves 2–5 cm long, 4–10 mm wide.

Flowers 2–5 cm diam. Perianth tube 6–12 mm wide; longer perianth lobes 2–3 cm long. Petaloid staminodes 1–3 cm long, purple above, white below.


Distribution and occurrence: Grows on saline soils of the southern inland and on rocky areas along the southern coasts.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NWP, SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. S.A. W.A.
AVH map***

Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & J. Highet
Taxon concept:

N.S.W. occurrences are: subsp. clavellatum

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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