Atriplex vesicaria subsp. macrocystidia Parr-Smith

Fl. Austral. 4: 321 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Rounded shrub to 80 cm high. Leaves obovate, 10–30 mm long, 4–8 mm wide. Fruiting bracteoles free to near base, broadly orbicular, obtuse or shortly pointed, margins entire or with a few teeth in upper half; appendages almost equal to valves, attached near base and often fused to each other below valves. Fruits Sep.

MuM, MSB. Also NT, SA, NSW. In Victoria apparently confined to the extreme north-west on flat saline or gypseous plains between Mildura and the South Australian border.

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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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Atriplex vesicaria subsp. macrocystidia in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Atriplex vesicaria subsp. macrocystidia in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native