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Drosera adelae F.Muell.
Lance-leaved Sundew
One of the three sundews endemic to the mountains of  tropical Queensland. Colonies of these plants were growing on a waterfall on the Kirrama Range, near Cardwell.
Unfortunately not in flower at the time of our visits. The pictures of the plant in flower were kindly  provided by Russell Constable.


   Drosera adelae   Drosera adelae
 
   Description:Flowers  Description:Flowering plant
   Location:Yamani Falls, North Queensland  Location:Yamani Falls, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 20 October 2016  Date of photo: 20 October 2016
   Field No.:N/A  Field No.:N/A
  Photos courtesy of Russell Constable  www.cassowarycoastalliance.com
   Drosera adelae   Drosera adelae
 
   Description:Colony on vertical rockface  Description:Colony on vertical rockface
   Location:Kirrama Range, North Queensland  Location:Kirrama Range, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 22 October 2016  Date of photo: 22 October 2016
   Field No.:5733  Field No.:5733
     
   Drosera adelae   Drosera adelae
 
 Description:Plants on rockface showing glandular hairs on the leaves  Description:Colony on vertical rockface
   Location:Kirrama Range, North Queensland  Location:Kirrama Range, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 2 May 2015  Date of photo: 2 May 2015
   Field No.:3128  Field No.:3128
     
   Drosera adelae  Drosera adelae
   Description:Plants on vertical rockface  Description:Waterfall - the plants are on the left side of the falls
   Location:Kirrama Range, North Queensland  Location:Kirrama Range, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 2 May 2015  Date of photo: 2 May 2015
   Field No.:3128  Field No.:3128
     

 

References (accessed 10 June 2017):

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

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

Williams, K.A.W., (1984) Native Plants of Queensland. 2:114

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2010.

 

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