Atriplex acutibractea subsp. acutibractea

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r); listed in Flora and Fauna Guarantee Act 1988

Plant usually procumbent or weakly erect. Leaves flat or nearly so, 10–30 mm long. Fruiting bracteoles narrowly rhombic, sometimes tridentate at apex, free above the widest part, usually with 2 or 4 warty dorsal protuberances on each side, 4–8 mm long including the stout pedicel. Fruits Mar.-Sep.

MuM. Also WA, SA, NSW. Apparently confined to limestone-rich sandy soils in the far north-west (e.g. Benetook, Carwarp, Nowingi etc.) and uncommon to rare.

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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Victoria

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