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Nelsonia campestris R.Br.
A small weedy scrambling plant from damp situations in northern Australia.

  Nelsonia campestris Nelsonia campestris
 
  Description:Flower - 3-4mm wide Description:Flower and hairy leaves
  Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 12848.9810E GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 12848.9810E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.:5031 Field No.:5031
     
  Nelsonia campestris Nelsonia campestris
 
Description:Plant Description:Plant in dry creekbed
  Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:14K N of Lake Argyle, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 12848.9810E GPS coordinates:16˚02.1606S, 12848.9810E
  Date of photo:14 July 2016 Date of photo:14 July 2016
  Field No.:5031 Field No.:5031
     
  Nelsonia campestris Nelsonia campestris
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location:Windjana Gorge, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location:Windjana Gorge, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚24.4430S, 12457.1720E GPS coordinates:17˚24.4430S, 12457.1720E
  Date of photo:21 June 2017 Date of photo:21 June 2017
  Field No.:6154 Field No.:6154
     
     

 

References (accessed 30 April 2017):
 
https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/7173

http://www.users.on.net/~bennnez/pages/species%20profile%20pages/nelsonia%20campestris%20page.html

Barker, R.M. (1986), A taxonomic revision of Australian Acanthaceae. 
Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 9:56-59

 

 

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Nelsonia campestris