Atriplex lindleyi Moq. APNI*
Synonyms: Atriplex halimoides APNI*
Atriplex inflata APNI*
Description: Erect or spreading annual to 40 cm high, monoecious.
Leaves obovate to narrow-elliptic, to 4 cm long, apex acute to obtuse, margins entire to strongly toothed; petiolate.
Flowers axillary, solitary or in clusters. Fruiting bracteoles fused, inflated, c. 1–15 mm long and as wide, margins ± entire; appendages absent.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread and abundant at times in the drier areas.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, SWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. W.A. S.A. N.T.
Australian Plant Census (APC), accept 4 subspecies, all of which occur in NSW (Wilson, Paul G. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1984), Chenopodiaceae. Flora of Australia 4. Collections held at NSW are not yet curated to subspecies, and taxon descriptions might need revising. K.L. Gibbons, 5 Feb. 2021.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
Taxa not yet included in identification key
Atriplex lindleyi subsp. conduplicata,
Atriplex lindleyi subsp. inflata,
Atriplex lindleyi subsp. lindleyi
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