Salicornia quinqueflora subsp. tasmanica (Paul G.Wilson) Piirainen & G.Kadereit

Taxon 66 (1): 126 (2017)

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: data deficient (k)

Diagnostic features as in key. Flowers most of year.

Glep. Also Tas. Known with certainty in Victoria only from an area of landfill immediately adjacent to the rocky seashore near Mt Martha, Port Phillip Bay, and possibly an introduction there.

Sterile specimens from near Portland, Cape Otway and Tullaberga Is. (near Mallacoota) resemble subsp. tasmanica in their tufted habit and short articles, but fruiting material is required for confirmation.

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 Sarcocornia quinqueflora subsp. tasmanica Paul G.Wilson).
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2019-11-20
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Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Salicornia quinqueflora subsp. tasmanica in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Salicornia quinqueflora subsp. tasmanica in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present native