Tecticornia indica (Willd.) K.A.Sheph. & Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Halosarcia indica (Willd.) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Decumbent to erect perennial to 1 m high.
Branches succulent, ± cylindrical, leaf lobes ciliolate.
Inflorescence 5–40 mm long. Flowers usually fused to each other and to upper bract, bisexual.
Seed smooth and glossy all over.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in both coastal and inland saline areas.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. N.T. S.A. W.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW vol 1 (1990) (as Halosarcia indica)
|N.S.W. occurrences are: subsp. leiostachya|
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