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Drosera arcturi Hook.
Family Droseraceae
Drosera arcturi Hook. APNI*

Description: Herb with underground stems usually short, sometimes to 10 cm long, clothed in old leaf bases.

Leaves crowded or in a convex rosette; lamina narrow-oblanceolate to narrow-oblong, mostly 3–7 cm long, petiole scarcely narrowed, 3–5 cm long, sheathing at base; lower leaves often glabrous.

Inflorescences 1-several, 2–12 cm long, glabrous, mostly 1-flowered. Sepals and petals 5–10 mm long, petals white and usually shorter than the sepals.


Photo © ANBG

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Flowering: spring to summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in wet heath and bogs, at higher altitudes, often with the moss Sphagnum.
NSW subdivisions: ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas.
AVH map***

Text by G. J. Harden
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)


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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