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Rostellularia adscendens (R.Br.) R.M. Barker
Pink Tongues

This is a polymorphic species with several subspecies and varieties. Three different forms are shown here but  no attempt has been made to differentiate the subspecies.One of the plants collected by Banks and Solander at the Endeavour River.
 

Rostellularia adscendens


Rostellularia adscendens
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Davies Creek Lookout Track, North Queensland Location:Davies Creek Lookout Track, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S,145˚34.948E GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S,145˚34.948E
  Date of photo:22nd February 2015 Date of photo:22nd February 2015
  Field No.:3016 Field No.:3016
     
  Rostellularia adscendens Rostellularia adscendens
 
Description:Plant Description:Flower
  Location:Davies Creek Lookout Track, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
GPS coordinates:17˚00.593S,145˚34.948E GPS coordinates:17˚30.924S,144˚55.936E
  Date of photo:22nd February 2015 Date of photo:1st February 2015
  Field No.:3016 Field No.:2990
     
  Rostellularia adscendens Rostellularia adscendens
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚30.924S,144˚55.936E GPS coordinates:17˚30.924S,144˚55.936E
  Date of photo:1st February 2015 Date of photo:1st February 2015
  Field No.:2990 Field No.:2990
     
  Rostellularia adscendens Rostellularia adscendens
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower
  Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Central Australia Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Central Australia
  GPS coordinates:24˚01.207S,133˚38.878E GPS coordinates:24˚01.207S,133˚38.878E
  Date of photo:2nd October 2010 Date of photo:2nd October 2010
Field No.:U573 Field No.:U573
     
  Rostellularia adscendens Rostellularia adscendens
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Central Australia Location: Owen Springs Reserve, Central Australia
GPS coordinates:24˚01.207S,133˚38.878E GPS coordinates:24˚01.207S,133˚38.878E
  Date of photo:2nd October 2010 Date of photo:2nd October 2010
  Field No.:U573 Field No.:U573

 

 

References (accessed 19th June 2015):

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Rostellularia_adscendens.htm

https://www.jcu.edu.au/discover-nature-at-jcu/plants/plants-by-scientific-name2/rostellularia-adscendens

Barker, R.M. (1986), A taxonomic revision of Australian Acanthaceae. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens 9:1-286

 

 

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Rostellularia adscendens