Tecticornia Hook.f.

22 species endemic Aust.; all states and territories

Tecticornia pergranulata (J.M.Black) K.A.Shep. & Paul G.Wilsonpergranulata

Erect shrub up to 1 m high, with succulent jointed branches. Stem sections up to 4 cm long, ± glaucous. Flowers bisexual, in groups of 3 on each side of joints in terminal or intercalary spike-like inflorescences. Stamen solitary. Uncommon in salt marshes on Parramatta River. Fl. spring–summer