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Drosera arcturi Hook.
Alpine Sundew
Occurs in alpine areas in the Australian Alps and Tasmanian high country. A recent article by Lowrie and Conran (2014),  describes the Hartz Mountains form  as a new species, Drosera murfetii. This species has not yet been recognised by APC. These plants  are represented on a separate page as Drosera murfetii.


  Drosera arcturi Drosera arcturi
 
   Description:Flower  Description:Plant
   Location:Road to Mt McKay, Falls Creek, Victoria  Location:Road to Mt McKay, Falls Creek, Victoria
  GPS coordinates:36˚52.5230S, 14715.5200E GPS coordinates:36˚52.5230S, 14715.5200E
   Date of photo:3 January 2017  Date of photo:3 January 2017
   Field No.:5892A  Field No.:5892A
     
  Drosera arcturi  Drosera arcturi
 
   Description:Flowering plants  Description:Plants
 Location:Mt Field, Tasmania  Location:Charlotte's Pass, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:3626.2893S, 14819.2140E
   Date of photo:7 January 2010  Date of photo:24 January  2012
   Field No.:U224 Field No.:U225
     
  Drosera arcturi Drosera arcturi
 
   Description:Flowers  Description:Plants in habitat
   Location:Road to Mt McKay, Falls Creek, Victoria  Location:Road to Mt McKay, Falls Creek, Victoria
  GPS coordinates:36˚52.5230S, 14715.5200E GPS coordinates:36˚52.5230S, 14715.5200E
   Date of photo:3 January 2017  Date of photo:3 January 2017
   Field No.:5892A  Field No.:5892A
     
 Drosera arcturi  Drosera arcturi
   Description:Flowering plants with Astelia sp  Description:Flowering plants
   Location:Mt Kosciuszko, New South Wales  Location:Mt Kosciuszko, New South Wales
  GPS coordinates:3628.7260S, 14816.6280E GPS coordinates:3628.7260S, 14816.6280E
   Date of photo:2 January 2009  Date of photo:31 December 2008
   Field No.:383  Field No.:U223
     
  Drosera arcturi Drosera arcturi
   Description:Flowering plants  Description:Plants growing among cushion plant Abrotanella forsteroides
  GPS coordinates:N/A  Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania
   Location:Mt Field, Tasmania GPS coordinates:4132.405S, 14740.470E
   Date of photo:7 January 2010  Date of photo:1 January  2013
   Field No.:U224  FN:1782A

 

 

References (accessed 10 June 2017):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Drosera~arcturi

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:53-54

Lowrie, A. & Conran, J.G., (2014) Drosera murfetii (Droseraceae): a new species from Tasmania, Australia. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. 27(2):7-21

https://vicflora.rbg.vic.gov.au/flora/taxon/807f6c8b-7983-46e7-b857-35ac9be3081e

 

 

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