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Xenostegia tridentata (L.) D.F.Austen & Staples
African Morning Vine
A common vine in northern Australia. The flowers are small.



   tridentata Xenostegia tridentata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower - side view
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E
  Date of photo:9 April 2017 Date of photo:9 April 2017
  Field No.: 6034 Field No.: 6034
     
  Xenostegia tridentata Xenostegia tridentata
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Leaves - underside
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E
Date of photo:9 April 2017 Date of photo:9 April 2017
Field No.: 6034 Field No.: 6034
  Xenostegia tridentata Xenostegia tridentata
 
  Description:Flower and leaves Description:Vine
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E
  Date of photo:9 April 2017 Date of photo:9 April 2017
Field No.: 6034 Field No.: 6034
     
Xenostegia tridentata Xenostegia tridentata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Twining vine
  Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E GPS coordinates:17˚22.7946S, 14453.6538E
  Date of photo:9 April 2017 Date of photo:9 April 2017
  Field No.: 6034 Field No.: 6034

 

 

References (accessed 10 February 2018):

Plant identified by Tony Bean f the Queensland Herbarium

Austin, D.F. & Staples, G.W. (1980), Xenostegia, a new genus of Convolvulaceae. Brittonia 32(4): 533

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

 

 

 

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Xenostegia tridentata