Maireana humillima (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson APNI*
Synonyms: Kochia humillima F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Low spreading perennial to 15 cm high; branches hairy.
Leaves narrow-elliptic to narrow-obovate, to 20 mm long, covered with tawny hairs.
Flowers solitary, bisexual. Fruiting perianth woolly above, glabrous below, dark brown when dry; horizontal wing c. 12 mm diam., stiff, faintly veined, with a radial slit.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread colonizing species.
NSW subdivisions: CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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