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Irenepharsus trypherus Hewson
Family Brassicaceae
Irenepharsus trypherus Hewson APNI*

Description: Annual herb to 1 m high, spreading to erect, glabrous.

Stem leaves mostly 4–8 cm long, linear to lanceolate to elliptic, toothed; petiolate.

Sepals c. 2 mm long. Petals 3–4 mm long, white. Siliqua linear, 5–20 mm long, 0.7–1 mm wide, curved, ascending; pedicel 6–10 mm long, spreading to slightly reflexed; seeds without wing, sticky when wet but scarcely mucilaginous.

Siliqua linear, 5–20 mm long, 0.7–1 mm wide, curved, ascending; pedicel 6–10 mm long, spreading to slightly reflexed; seeds without wing, sticky when wet but scarcely mucilaginous.


Distribution and occurrence: Not common, grows in gullies on the coast and escarpment between Wollongong and the Shoalhaven R.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC

Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered ROTAP: 2RC-
AVH map***

Text by L. Retter & 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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