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

Juncus procerus E.Mey.
Family Juncaceae
Juncus procerus E.Mey. APNI*

Description: Strongly rhizomatous perennial.

Culms terete, 65–145 cm long, 3.0–10 mm diam., ± soft, mid-green; culm striations 65–160; pith interrupted, with large lacunae.

Cataphylls 9–35 cm long, lax, abaxially dark red-brown to black at base, adaxially golden brown to coppery. Inflorescence pseudolateral, diffuse, 4–13 cm long; flowers numerous, loosely to densely clustered; lowest involucral bract 9–19 cm long, longer than (rarely shorter than) inflorescence. Tepals straw-brown, with broad hyaline margins; outer tepals 1.9–3.0 mm long, longer than or equalling inner tepals. Stamens 3, shorter than outer tepals; anthers 0.3–0.8 mm long.

Capsule slightly shorter than to equalling outer tepals, ellipsoid, obtuse, not or scarcely apiculate, golden brown, often darker at apex.


Herbarium
Sheet

Herbarium
Sheet

Flowering: spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Scattered in moist habitats, south from Gloucester Tops.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, NT, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. S.A.
AVH map***

Text by K. L. Wilson, L. A. S. Johnson & P. Bankoff
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