Dysphania carinata (R.Br.) Mosyakin & Clemants

Ukrayins'k. Bot. Zhurn. 59: 382 (2002) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

In general growth habit and appearance very like Dysphania pumilio, but the tepals prominently keeled, parabolic or triangular in longitudinal section, and fringed with coarse hairs along the keel. Seed erect, dark red-brown, c. 0.7 mm diam., with a narrow flange around the circumference, usually falling free from fruiting perianth. Flowers mostly Dec.–May.

EGU. Also Qld, NSW. Apparently rare in Victoria and confined to sandy or gravelly soils near and beside the Snowy River and its tributaries (e.g. Sandy Creek, Suggan Buggan and Deddick Rivers) near the New South Wales 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 (as Chenopodium carinatum R.Br.).
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-02-19
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <http://avh.chah.org.au>. Find Dysphania carinata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Dysphania carinata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
East Gippsland Uplands present native