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Burchardia congesta Lindl.
Milkmaids
A beautiful lily from Western Australia.


  Burchardia congesta Burchardia congesta
 
  Description:Flowers with ants Description:Flowers - side view
Location:Casuarinas Road, West Casuarinas, Western Australia Location:Casuarinas Road, West Casuarinas, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:29˚00.9990S, 115°10.0988E GPS coordinates:29˚00.9990S, 115°10.0988E
  Date:9 August 2016 Date:9 August 2016
  Field No.:5441 Field No.:5441
     
  Burchardia congesta Burchardia congesta
 
  Description:Flowers   Description:Flower - side view
  Location:Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia Location:Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚58.100S, 115°49.432E GPS coordinates:31˚58.100S, 115°49.432E
  Date:1 September 2015 Date:1 September 2015
  Field No.:3629 Field No.:3629
     
  Burchardia congesta Burchardia congesta
 
    Description:Plant in habitat   Description:Flowers
  Location:Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia Location:Kings Park, Perth, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:31˚58.100S, 115°49.432E GPS coordinates:31˚58.100S, 115°49.432E
  Date:1 September 2015 Date:1 September 2015
  Field No.:3629 Field No.:3629

 

 

References (accessed 28 October 2017):

Macfarlane, T.D. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1987), Burchardia. Flora of Australia 45:
408

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/12770

http://sercul.org.au/bushtucker/BushTuckerFactSheet_Milkmaids.pdf

Keighery, G.J. & Muir, W. (2005), Reinstatement of Burchardia congesta (Colchicaceae). Nuytsia 15(3):347-353




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Burchardia congesta