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

Wilsonia rotundifolia Hook.
Family Convolvulaceae
Wilsonia rotundifolia Hook. APNI*

Description: Perennial subshrub with prostrate stems, ± hirsute with spreading hairs.

Leaves from broad-ovate with acute apex to oblong-spathulate with obtuse apex, 1.5–4 mm long, sessile or shortly petiolate.

Flowers solitary. Calyx tubular, 4.5–5 mm long with short triangular teeth a third as long as tube. Corolla white; tube ± equal to the calyx; lobes oblong-elliptic, 2–3 mm long, bluntly acute. Style and stamens slightly exserted. Ovary completely or partially 2-locular; style divided at or below the middle into 2 branches; stigmas capitate.


Flowering: spring–summer.

Distribution and occurrence: Grows in coastal and subcoastal saltmarsh and brackish swamps and in inland saline sites; recorded near Jervis Bay, Lake Bathurst (near Goulburn) and Deniliquin-Barham district.
NSW subdivisions: CC, SC, ST, SWP
Other Australian states: Vic. W.A. S.A.
Threatened species: NSW TSCA: Endangered
AVH map***

Text by R. W. Johnson
Taxon concept: Flora of NSW 3 (1992)


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