Diels in Diels & E. Pritzel, Bot. Jb. 35:182 (1904).
Synonymy: Haloxanthium quadrivalvatum (Diels)Ulbr., Natürl. Pflanzenfam. edn 2, 16c:521 (1934).
Common name: None
Annual or short-lived perennial c. 20 cm high, branching from near the base, monoecious; leaves, inflorescence and young branches covered with white globular to tubular vesicular hairs; leaves broadly ovate, 5-10 mm long, entire, rounded to cordate at the base, sessile or very shortly petiolate, crowded towards the branch apices.
Flowers in axillary glomerules, containing 1 male and several female.
Fruiting bracteoles cordate to orbicular, c. 4 mm long and wide, spinulose on the margin, sessile Or almost so; appendages attached near the base of each bracteole, similar in shape to but half as wide as the valves or absent; seed with a lateral erect radicle.
Flowering time: No flowering time is available
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