Threlkeldia inchoata (J.M.Black) J.M.Black APNI*
Description: Annual or short-lived perennial to c. 25 cm high.
Leaves succulent, terete, to c. 20 mm long, glabrous.
Perianth segments fused for most of their length, c. 1.5 mm long. Seed erect.
Fruiting perianth 3–4 mm long, slightly swollen, ribbed, with a radicular bulge and a shallow rim around the central erect perianth lobes. Seed erect.
Distribution and occurrence: Uncommon, usually grows on gibber soils.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: S.A. N.T.
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.