Common name: Austral Pillwort
Pilularia novae-hollandiae A.Braun APNI*
Description: Rhizome long-creeping, slender; sterile fronds bright green, filiform, to 8 cm long, in groups of 2 or 3 along the rhizome; sparsely hairy with pale brown hairs, glabrescent.
Sporocarps sessile or on short stalks, 2–4 mm diam., densely pubescent with pale brown hairs.
Widespread but not common in seasonally dry depressions and margins of marshes; may grow submerged.
Distribution and occurrence: Widespread but not common in seasonally dry depressions and margins of marshes; may grow submerged.
NSW subdivisions: CC, ST, CWS, SWS, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. Tas. S.A.
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered
Text by Peter G. Wilson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 1 (1990)
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