Sclerolaena parviflora (R.H.Anderson) A.J.Scott APNI*
Synonyms: Bassia parviflora R.H.Anderson APNI*
Description: Sparse spreading perennial to c. 30 cm high; branches slightly hairy.
Leaves terete, usually succulent, to c. 5 mm long.
Fruiting perianth subglobose, c. 1.5 mm diam., glabrous to slightly hairy, attached basally; spines 6, spreading, 1–1.5 mm long, the shortest 2 fused at the base.
Distribution and occurrence: Uncommon, grows in mallee areas.
NSW subdivisions: SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. W.A. S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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