Rorippa dictyosperma (Hook.) L.A.S.Johnson APNI*
Synonyms: Nasturtium dictyospermum (Hook.) O.E.Schulz APNI*
Cardamine dictyosperma Hook. APNI*
Description: Perennial herb 30–90 cm high, decumbent at base, branched and erect above.
Basal leaves pinnatisect, to 20 cm long, with large terminal lobe, the lateral segments few, ovate or oblong, entire or toothed; stem leaves reducing to lanceolate, entire, petiolate.
Sepals 2.5–5 mm long. Petals 5–10 mm long, white. Siliqua straight or slightly curved, 25–60 mm long, ascending; pedicel spreading to reflexed, 8–20 mm long; seeds in 2 rows per loculus, not mucilaginous when wet.
Distribution and occurrence: widespread in forest.
NSW subdivisions: NC, CT, ST
Other Australian states: Qld Vic. Tas. S.A. W.A.
Text by L. Retter & G.J. Harden, Flora of New South Wales Vol. 1: 478-480 (1990)
Taxon concept: Australian Plant Census (accessed May 2017)
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