PlantNET Home PlantNET Home | Search NSW Flora | Contact Us  
FloraOnline
Introduction
Plant Name Search
Index Search
Spatial Search
Identification Keys
Classification
Glossary
HerbLink (Type Images)
WeedAlert
Other PlantNET Sites
Other Data Sources
NEW SOUTH WALES FLORA ONLINE Printable Page

Dichopogon sp. A sensu Harden (1993)
Family Anthericaceae
Dichopogon sp. A sensu Harden (1993) APNI*

Description: Erect herb to c. 0.5 m high; roots to 5 cm long ending in fusiform tubers.

Leaves 5–20, ± erect, linear to lanceolate, 10–25 cm long, 3–5 mm wide, margins finely ciliate, bases surrounded by leaf fibres.

Inflorescence racemose 20–50 cm long; sometimes branched, with short leafy bracts at the base of each branch; flowers usually 2–9 per node; pedicels erect, 5–8 mm long, articulate c. 2 mm from flower; bracts lanceolate. usually 6–15 mm long. Tepals 6–14 mm long, usually ± purple; outer tepals 2–4 mm wide; inner tepals 4–8 mm wide. Anthers 3–5 mm long, purple; appendiges 2, 0.5–1.5 mm long, usually yellow; filaments 1.7–3 mm long, geniculate in upper part. Style 3.5–6 mm long.

Capsule ± globose, 4–8 mm diam., initially enclosed by perianth.


Flowering: September–December

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in woodland and open country on a range of soils and aspects.
NSW subdivisions: ?CWS, SWS, ?NFWP, ?SFWP
Other Australian states: Vic. ?S.A.
AVH map***

Text by J. G. Conran, S. McCune & D. W. Hardin
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 4 (1993)


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.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET