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

Howittia trilocularis F.Muell.
Family Malvaceae
Howittia trilocularis F.Muell. APNI*

Description: Shrub, chiefly 1–3 m high.

Leaves with lamina lanceolate to ovate, 2–10 cm long, 1–5 cm wide, the base often cordate, margins entire or toothed, undersurface white or yellow; petiole to 2 cm long.

Flowers on peduncles longer than the leaves. Calyx c. 5 mm long, green, persistent. Petals c. 12 mm long, purple. Staminal column very short.

Fruit c. 8 mm diam., retained in and shorter than the calyx.


Flower
Photo W. Cherry

Other photo
Photo T.M. Tame

Distribution and occurrence: Widespread but not common, chiefly in eucalypt forest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, CWS
Other Australian states: Vic. S.A.
AVH map***

Text by A. S. Mitchell & E. H. Norris
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.
  Privacy | Copyright | Disclaimer | About PlantNET | Cite PlantNET