Mukia micrantha (Mallee Cucumber)

Annual from a perennial rootstock; stems ribbed and scabrous. Also found in NT, SW Qld and NSW. Occurs on drying or dried clay soils (eg. Lake-beds, ephemeral water courses and lagoons) on the floodplain of the Murray River in the far north-west, with southerly occurrences at eg. Lake Tyrrell, Wuperfeld National Park, but rare in Victoria. Flowers November-April.









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