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Haloragis serra Brongn.
Family Haloragaceae
Haloragis serra Brongn. APNI*

Description: Erect perennial herb or subshrub to 60 cm high, with a stoloniferous rootstock; stems 4 ribbed, scabrous along the ribs with curved hairs.

Leaves opposite, lanceolate to narrow-lanceolate, mostly 25–45 mm long, 6–8 mm wide, margins toothed with 10–30 small teeth, glabrous or scabrous on the margins and midrib; sessile.

Dichasia 1–3-flowered; flowers pedicellate. Petals 2.4–2.9 mm long, yellow to green. Ovary 2-locular; styles 2.

Fruit oblong-ovoid, 2–3 mm long, weakly ribbed between the sepals, ± wrinkled in lower part.


Distribution and occurrence: in grassy areas, open woodland and sclerophyll forest communities on various soils; ranges and Slopes.
NSW subdivisions: CC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS
AVH map***

Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 2 (1991)


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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