Aellen in H. Eichler, Suppl. 111 (1965).
Synonymy: A. campanulata Benth. var. adnata J. Black, Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 42:172 (1918).
Common name: None
Decumbent to erect annual or short-lived perennial to 20 cm high, monoecious; leaves elliptic to broadly elliptic, 10-15 mm long, subsessile, entire to faintly sinuate-dentate, scaly-tomentose on both surfaces.
Male flowers in small glomerules in the distal leaf axils usually mixed with some female flowers; female flowers in scattered axillary glomerules; fruiting bracteoles appressed, flat, c. 5 mm long, prominently reticulate with age, fused in the lower two-thirds into a campanulate tube, broadly triangular above; the adaxial limb considerably shorter than the abaxial; appendages paired, inflated, attached along the margins of the adaxial bracteole; pedicel 0.5-1 mm long.
||Atriplex eichleri. Fruits
Image source: fig. 150j in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).|
H. Eichler (1965) Suppl., fig. 378A.
S.Aust.: LE, FR, EA.
Flowering time: Aug. — Nov.
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