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Gomphrena canescens R.Br.
Batchelors Buttons

Two subspecies are shown:
Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens
Gomphrena canescens subsp. erythrina

Gomphrena canescens R.Br. subsp. canescens
Growing  near Timber Creek, Northern Territory and in the Kimberleys, Western Australia. This subspecies has pink flowers.

  Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flower head
  Location: W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚51.5620S, 12435.3470E GPS coordinates:17˚51.5620S, 12435.3470E
  Date of photo:23 June 2017 Date of photo:23 June 2017
  Field No.:6184 Field No.:6184
     
  Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowerheads
  Location: W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys, Western Australia Location: W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:17˚51.5620S, 12435.3470E GPS coordinates:17˚51.5620S, 12435.3470E
  Date of photo:23 June 2017 Date of photo:23 June 2017
  Field No.:6184 Field No.:6184
     
  Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens
 
  Description:Flower head Description:Flower heads
  Location: 34K S of Timber Creek, Northern Territory Location: 34K S of Timber Creek, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:15˚38.9166S, 130°14.0448E GPS coordinates:15˚38.9166S, 130°14.0448E
  Date of photo:12 July 2016 Date of photo:12 July 2016
  Field No.:5001A Field No.:5001A
     
  Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens Gomphrena canescens subsp. canescens
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant on roadside
  Location: 34K S of Timber Creek, Northern Territory Location: W of Fitzroy Crossing, Kimberleys, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:15˚38.9166S, 130°14.0448E GPS coordinates:17˚51.5620S, 12435.3470E
  Date of photo:12 July 2016 Date of photo:23 June 2017
  Field No.:5001A Field No.:6184
     

Gomphrena canescens subsp. erythrina J.Palmer
Growing on the shore near Darwin, Northern Territory. This subspecies has red flowers.
   
  Gomphrena canescens subsp. erythrina Gomphrena canescens subsp. erythrina
 
  Description:Flower head Description:Plants in habitat
  Location: Tree Point, Darwin, Northern Territory Location: Tree Point, Darwin, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:12˚16.2846S 131˚01.546E GPS coordinates:12˚16.2846S 131˚01.546E
  Date of photo:23 May 2010 Date of photo:23 May 2010
  Field No.:U295 Field No.:U295
     
  Gomphrena canescens subsp. erythrina Gomphrena canescens subsp. erythrina
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant
  Location: Tree Point, Darwin, Northern Territory Location: Tree Point, Darwin, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:12˚16.2846S 131˚01.546E GPS coordinates:12˚16.2846S 131˚01.546E
  Date of photo:23 May 2010 Date of photo:23 May 2010
  Field No.:U295 Field No.:U295
     
   

Reference (accessed 10 September 2017):

http://www.anbg.gov.au/photo/apii/id/a/20127

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

Palmer, J., (1998) A taxonomic revision of Gomphrena (Amaranthaceae) in Australia. Australian Systematic Botany 11(1):90

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/2676

 

 

 

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