Glinus orygioides F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Prostrate or spreading perennial herb to c. 50 cm diam.
Leaves opposite and/or alternate, semisucculent, oblanceolate to obovate, to c. 15 mm long, obtuse; shortly petiolate.
Perianth segments white or with a pinkish tinge. Stamens 15–20 with a few staminodes. Carpels 3 or 4; styles 3 or 4.
Distribution and occurrence: in saline areas of the inland.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
Threatened species: NSW BCA: Presumed Extinct
This species is considered data-deficient by Saving our Species (SoS, DPIE) which means a conservation project cannot be developed for it. Visit their website and contact SoS if you have additional information.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & J. Highet
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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