Chenopodium desertorum ssp. rectum
Paul G. Wilson, Nuytsia 4:158 (1983).
Synonymy: Not Applicable
Common name: None
Erect perennial to 40cm high; branches slender, straight, spreading, leaves with slender petioles; lamina broadly elliptic to broadly obovate or orbicular, 5-10 mm long, when dry often leathery and with a red margin, sparsely mealy below, glabrescent above.
Inflorescence slender, equal to the terminal leaves; flowers c. 1 mm diam., perianth sparsely to moderately mealy with small grey vesicular hairs.
Pericarp membranous to slightly succulent; seed c. 1 mm diam.
Cunningham et al. (1982) Plants of western New South Wales, p. 262, as C. pseudomicrophyllum.
Usually found on deep sand.
S.Aust.: NW, NU, GT, EP, MU. W.Aust.; N.T.; N.S.W.; Vic.
Flowering time: probably all months.
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