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Luzula flaccida subsp. Long Anther (KL Wilson 828 et al.)
Family Juncaceae
Luzula flaccida subsp. Long Anther (KL Wilson 828 et al.) APNI*

Synonyms: Luzula flaccida f. a - long anther form (Buchenau) Edgar APNI*
Luzula flaccida (Buchenau) Edgar form A APNI*
Luzula meridionalis var. flaccida (Buchenau) Nordensk. APNI*

Description: Small perennial with loose tufts.

Leaves 2.5–6 mm wide, flat.

Inflorescence of several branches up to 3 cm long bearing clusters c. 5 mm diam., with flowers 2.5–3.8 mm long; tepals red-brown or dark brown, with margin broad and cream-coloured or hyaline; anthers 0.7–1.5 mm long.

Caruncle about 1/3 the length of the seed.

Distribution and occurrence: Occurs south from Woodburn and Walcha, more common on the tablelands. North Coast, South Coast, Northern, Central and Southern Tablelands, North, Central and South Western slopes; also Victoria and Tasmania.

Grows in moist grassy understorey in Eucalypt woodland.
NSW subdivisions: NC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

Referred to in hardcopy 'Flora of NSW' as form A.

Text by E. Edgar & K. L. Wilson (1993); edited KL Wilson (June 2010; July 2016)
Taxon concept: Fl. New South Wales vol 4, 1993 (as form A)

APNI* Provides a link to the Australian Plant Name Index (hosted by the Australian National Botanic Gardens) for comprehensive bibliographic data
***The AVH map option provides a detailed interactive Australia wide distribution map drawn from collections held by all major Australian herbaria participating in the Australian Virtual Herbarium project.
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