Tecticornia pergranulata subsp. divaricata (Paul G.Wilson) K.A.Sheph. & Paul G.Wilson

Australian Systematic Botany 20: 328 (2007) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: vulnerable (v)

Erect shrub to c. 1 m high. Spikes to c. 1 cm long (in Victorian specimens), mainly spreading from main branches on short lateral branches; flowers fused to each other and bract above, truncate at apex; lower perianth lobe small or thinly membranous and inconspicuous; mature fruiting perianth and spikes long-persistent on branches. Flowers mainly Mar.–Aug.

MuF, MuM, VRiv. Also WA, NT, SA, Qld, NSW. In Victoria apparently confined to margins of salt lakes and marshes in the Sea Lake, Swan Hill and Kerang regions. Usually occupying the outer zone of saltmarsh communities.

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 Halosarcia pergranulata subsp. divaricata Paul G.Wilson).
Updated by: Val Stajsic, 2018-02-14
Distribution map


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