Atriplex lindleyi subsp. conduplicata (F.Muell.) Paul G.Wilson

Fl. Austral. 4: 323 (1984) APNI

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Native

Threat status:Victoria: rare (r)

Leaves broadly rhombic or rounded, to 35 mm long, 20 mm wide, apex obtuse, margins usually sinuate-toothed. Fruiting bracteoles slightly thickened but not spongy, dorsiventrally flattened, forming rounded wings which exceed and envelop the apical beak. Fruits mainly Mar.–Aug.

MuM, MSB, RobP, VRiv. Also NT, SA, Qld, NSW. Apparently confined to the Murray River flood plain downstream of Robinvale (e.g. Hattah Lakes, Red Cliffs, Merbein), occasionally occurring with the other 2 subspecies but apparently remaining distinct. An invader of degraded and/ or salted areas on heavier soils.

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 lindleyi subsp. conduplicata in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Atriplex lindleyi subsp. conduplicata in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Murray Mallee present native
Victorian Riverina present native
Murray Scroll Belt present native
Robinvale Plains present native