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Poranthera microphylla Brongn.
Family Phyllanthaceae
Poranthera microphylla Brongn. APNI*

Description: Decumbent to ± erect, slender, annual herb, 8–15 cm high.

Leaves spathulate to obovate, mostly 4–15 mm long, 1.5–3 mm wide, margins ± flat; petiole 2–5 mm long; stipules entire, membranous.

Corymbs c. 0.3–0.8 c. across. Flowers mostly < 2 mm diam.

Capsule 1.5–2 mm diam.


Photo © ANBG

Herbarium
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Flowering: warmer months.

Distribution and occurrence: Widespread in forest and woodland.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CC, SC, NT, CT, ST, NWS, CWS, SWS, NWP, SWP, SFWP
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. W.A. N.T.
AVH map***

Text by T. A. James & 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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