Threlkeldia

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Weakly woody perennials, with ridged branchlets, glabrous except for short axillary pubescence. Leaves alternate, sessile and fleshy. Flowers bisexual, solitary in axils; perianth glabrous or lobes minutely pubescent along margins, 3-lobed or lobes united; stamens 3–5. Fruiting perianth tubular to urceolate, at least partly woody, lacking appendages; pericarp membranous below, thickened at apex; seed horizontal to vertical.

Endemic Australian genus of 2 species.

Source: Walsh, N.G. (1996). Chenopodiaceae. In: Walsh, N.G.; Entwisle, T.J. (eds), Flora of Victoria Vol. 3, Dicotyledons Winteraceae to Myrtaceae. Inkata Press, Melbourne.
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kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Caryophyllanae
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genus Threlkeldia
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