Common name: Felty Bluebush
Maireana tomentosa Moq. APNI*
Synonyms: Kochia enchylaenoides (J.M.Black) J.M.Black APNI*
Description: Erect perennial to 1 m high; branches hairy.
Leaves semiterete, to 10 mm long, rounded at apex, loosely hairy.
Flowers solitary, bisexual.
Fruiting perianth glabrous; tube cupular, often slightly restricted at apex, glossy, hardened; horizontal wing 8–11 mm diam., straw-coloured to brown when dry, veins faint, no radial slit.
Distribution and occurrence: Uncommon.
NSW subdivisions: NFWP
Other Australian states: S.A.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
|N.S.W. occurrences are: subsp. urceolata|
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