|Zaleya galericulata (Melville) H.Eichler subsp. galericulata ||Family Aizoaceae|
Common name: Hogweed
Zaleya galericulata subsp. galericulata (Melville) H.Eichler APNI*
Description: Robust, perennial or annual herb, stems prostrate to ascending, 10–60 cm long, often arising from a thick rootstock.
Leaves ovate or oblong, to 50 mm long, 25 mm wide; petiole to 20 mm, partially ensheathing stem.
Perianth segments 2–3 mm long, pink or purple inside.
Capsule c. 5 mm long; seeds c. 2 mm diam., black. CC NWS CWS SWS NWP SWP NFWP; Qld, N.T., S.A., W.A. SYNONYMS:
Distribution and occurrence:
NSW subdivisions: CWS, NWP, NFWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld W.A. S.A. N.T.
Text by S. W. L. Jacobs & J. Highet
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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