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Family: Chenopodiaceae
Atriplex intermedia

Citation: R. Anderson, Proc. Linn. Soc. N.S.W. 5:598 (1930).

Synonymy: Not Applicable

Common name: None

Description:
Sprawling annual or short-lived perennial to 30 cm high, monoecious; leaves thin, sessile or shortly petiolate, elliptic to obovate, 10-20 mm long, obtuse, entire to slightly sinuate-dentate, scurfy on both surfaces.

Male flowers in glomerules in the terminal axils; female flowers in axillary clusters

Fruiting bracteole with a spongy cylindrical pedicel c. 3 mm long, continuous with the short thickened tube from which arise the appressed coarsely reticulate rhomboid lobes c. 3-4 mm long, with a toothed margin, the whole glossy when mature; seed circular; radicle erect, prominently projecting.

image of FSA1_Atriplex_int.jpg Atriplex intermedia. Fruits
Image source: fig. 150o in Jessop J.P. & Toelken H.R. (Ed.) 1986. Flora of South Australia (4th edn).

Distribution:  S.Aust.: LE, GT, EA.   N.T.; Qld; N.S.W.

Conservation status: native

Flowering time: July — Oct.


SA Distribution Map based
on current data relating to
specimens held in the
State Herbarium of South Australia

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