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Kuntheria pedunculata (F.Muell.) Conran & Clifford
A small lily
from a few sites in the  rainforest in North Queensland. In the  flower bud the tepals each enclose one anther, as the flower matures the tepals open to release the anther.


  Kuntheria pedunculata Kuntheria pedunculata
 
  Description:Flower showing tepals and anthers Description:Flower
  Location: Gourka Road, Topaz, North Queensland Location: Gourka Road, Topaz, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚23.6141S, 14545.7472E GPS coordinates:17˚23.6141S, 14545.7472E
  Date of photo:7 October 2012 Date of photo:7 October 2012
  Field No.:1663 Field No.:1663
     
  Kuntheria pedunculata Kuntheria pedunculata
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers
  Location: Gourka Road, Topaz, North Queensland Location: Gourka Road, Topaz, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚23.6141S, 14545.7472E GPS coordinates:17˚23.6141S, 14545.7472E
  Date of photo:7 October 2012 Date of photo:7 October 2012
  Field No.:1663 Field No.:1663
     

 

 

References (accessed 28 October 2017):

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

Conran, J.G. & Clifford, H.T. in George, A.S. (ed.) (1987), Kuntheria. Flora of Australia 45: 491

 

 

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Kuntheria pedunculata