Sclerolaena articulata (J.M.Black) A.J.Scott APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia articulata J.M.Black APNI*
Description: Almost glabrous perennial to c. 40 cm high; branches glabrous, striate.
Leaves semiterete, usually succulent, to c. 15 mm long.
Fruiting perianth 4–5 mm long, ± cylindrical, attached ± laterally; spines 3, spreading or recurved, 5–8 mm long; limb erect, c. 15 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Not common.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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