J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 69:309 (1945).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Annual or short-lived perennial c. 30 cm high, branching from the base, monoecious; leaves sessile, triangular to narrow-triangular or ovate, cordate, acute, 5-20 mm long, entire to sinuate-dentate in the lower half, scaly-tomentose, or forming a grey punctate sheen with age.
Flowers in axillary glomerules, the upper ones male and female, the lower female.
Fruiting bracteoles minutely pedicellate, free to the base, rhomboid-triangular, 2-3 mm high and wide, 3-nerved.
Found usually in gypseous or saline soil.
S.Aust.: LE, GT, EA. N.S.W.
Flowering time: all months.
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