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Drosera petiolaris DC.
Very common at Tozer's Gap and near Cooktown.
One of the plants collected on the Endeavour River by Banks and Solander. There is a gradation with Drosera lanata, all part of the "Drosera petiolaris complex."


  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Flowering plant Description:Plant
  Location:Tozer's Gap, Iron Range, North Queensland Location:Tozer's Gap, Iron Range, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 12˚43.963S, 143˚12.757E GPS coordinates: 12˚43.963S, 143˚12.757E
  Date of photo:18th July 2010 Date of photo:18th July 2010
  Field No.:733 Field No.:733
     
  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Plant Description:Flower
  Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚26.232S 145˚09.593E GPS coordinates:15˚26.232S 145˚09.593E
  Date of photo:6th April 2013 Date of photo:6th April 2013
  Field No.:2023 voucher specimen Field No.:2023 voucher specimen
     
  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant
  Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚26.218S 145˚09.587E GPS coordinates:15˚26.218S 145˚09.587E
  Date of photo:6th April 2013 Date of photo:6th April 2013
  Field No.:2023A voucher specimen Field No.:2023A voucher specimen
     
  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Scape Description:Plant
  Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚26.232S 145˚09.593E GPS coordinates:15˚26.232S 145˚09.593E
  Date of photo:6th April 2013 Date of photo:6th April 2013
  Field No.:2023 voucher specimen Field No.:2023A voucher specimen
     
  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Baby plants growing from scape (parent under water bottom left) Description:Baby plants growing from scape
  Location:Cape Bedford Rd, Hopevale, North Queensland Location:Cape Bedford Rd, Hopevale, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚16.748S 145˚11.436E GPS coordinates:15˚16.748S 145˚11.436E
  Date of photo:30th March 2015 Date of photo:30th March 2015
  Field No.:3056 Field No.:3056
     
  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Pink flower Description:White flower
  Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Endeavour River, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚26.1594S 145˚09.6012E GPS coordinates:15˚26.1594S 145˚09.6012E
  Date of photo:31st January 2016 Date of photo:31st January 2016
  Field No.:3878 Field No.:3878A
     
  Drosera petiolaris Drosera petiolaris
 
  Description:Plants Description:Plants in habitat
  Location:Howard Swamp Road, Northern Territory Location:Howard Swamp Road, Northern Territory
  GPS coordinates:12˚26.9922S 131˚05.4564E GPS coordinates:12˚26.9922S 131˚05.4564E
  Date of photo:23 April 2016 Date of photo:23 April 2016
  Field No.:3962 Field No.:3962
     
     

 

References (accessed 12 June 2016):

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:9-64 

Lowrie A.,  (2013), Carnivorous Plants of Australia, Magnum Opus - Volume 2, Redfern Natural History Productions

http://eflora.nt.gov.au/factsheet?id=1868

 

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Drosera petiolaris