Osteocarpum dipterocarpum (F.Muell.) Volkens APNI*
Synonyms: Babbagia dipterocarpa F.Muell. APNI*
Description: Hemispherical annual or short-lived perennial to c. 30 cm high.
Leaves semiterete, succulent, 4–6 mm long.
Fruiting perianth 5–6 mm long with 2, rarely 3, fan-like, ± equal wings each 4–6 mm long.
Distribution and occurrence: Less common and more restricted to saline soils than Osteocarpum acroptera.
NSW subdivisions: NWP, NFWP
Other Australian states: Qld S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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