Tecticornia medullosa (Paul G.Wilson) K.A.Sheph. & Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Sclerostegia medullosa Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Description: Hemispherical perennial to c. 1 m high.
Branches succulent, 2–3 mm diam., often papillose; leaf lobes finely toothed, acute.
Flowers axillary, scattered throughout the vegetative axes, fused to each other and partially fused to upper leaf; style stout, included in perianth.
Seed ellipsoidal, c. 2.5 mm long, pale; embryo slightly curved.
Distribution and occurrence:
in saline but usually stony (gibber) areas of the inland.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990) (as Sclerostegia medullosa)
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