Sclerolaena constricta (Ising) A.J.Scott APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia constricta Ising APNI*
Bassia uniflora var. incongruens J.M.Black APNI*
Description: Erect short-lived perennial to c. 30 cm high with sparsely hairy branches.
Leaves semiterete, to c. 10 mm long, hairy.
Fruiting perianth thin-walled, 1.5–2.5 mm long, constricted in the middle; base hollow, oblique; spines 2, divergent, subequal, to c. 2 mm long; tubercle prominent.
Seed vertical. Uncommon.
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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