(H.Eichler) Beier & Thulin
It grows as a prostrate or erect annual herb, branching from the base and reaching a height of from four to 60 centimeters. Flowers are yellow or white.
Roepera similis was first described in 1990 by Hansjörg Eichler as Zygophyllum simile, based on a specimen has collected from the Musgrave Ranges in South Australia in 1963. It was transferred to the genus Roepera in 2003, when Zygophyllum as then circumscribed was found not to be monophyletic.
Distribution and habitat
It occurs in every mainland state of Australia, favouring red or grey sandy soils.
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- "Zygophyllum simile H.Eichler". FloraBase. Western Australian Government Department of Parks and Wildlife.
- "Zygophyllum simile H.Eichler". Australian Plant Name Index (APNI), IBIS database. Centre for Plant Biodiversity Research, Australian Government.
- Beier, B.-A.; Chase, M. W. & Thulin, M. (2003). "Phylogenetic relationships and taxonomy of subfamily Zygophylloideae (Zygophyllaceae) based on molecular and morphological data". Plant Systematics and Evolution. 240 (1-4): 11–39. doi:10.1007/s00606-003-0007-0.
- "New South Wales Flora Online: Zygophyllum simile". Royal Botanic Gardens & Domain Trust, Sydney, Australia.
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