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Drosera auriculata Backh. ex Planch.
Distinguished from the similar Drosera peltata by the presence of glabrous calyces. These plants are from the Mt Lofty Ranges,South Australia and alpine Tasmania.


  Drosera auriculata Drosera auriculata
  Description:Plant Description:Plants in habitat
  Location:Cleland Conservation Park , Mt Lofty,South Australia Location:Cleland Conservation Park , Mt Lofty,South Australia
GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E
  Date of photo:13 November 2011 Date of photo:11 September 2012
Field No.:U227 Field No.:U228
     
  Drosera auriculata Drosera auriculata
 
  Description:Plant with closed flowers (glabrous) Description:Plant
  Location:Cleland Conservation Park , Mt Lofty,South Australia Location:Cleland Conservation Park , Mt Lofty,South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E
  Date of photo:13 November 2011 Date of photo:2 November 2008
  Field No.:U227 Field No.:U228
     
  Drosera auriculata Drosera auriculata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Crescent shaped lamina
  Location: Lyell Highway, Tasmania Location:Lake Pedder Road, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:N/A GPS coordinates:42˚46.076S, 146˚00.204E
  Date of photo:12 January 2010 Date of photo:9 January 2013
  Field No.:U232 Field No.:1865
     
  Drosera auriculata Drosera auriculata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Leaves
  Location: Lake St Clair, Tasmania Location:Lake Pedder Road, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚06.996S, 146˚10.485E GPS coordinates:42˚46.076S, 146˚00.204E
  Date of photo:10 January 2010 Date of photo:9 January 2013
  Field No.:U233 Field No.:1865
 
  Drosera auriculata Drosera auriculata
     
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location:Lake Pedder Road, Tasmania Location: Lyell Highway, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚46.076S, 146˚00.204E GPS coordinates:N/A
  Date of photo:9 January 2013 Date of photo:12 January 2010
  Field No.:1865 Field No.:U232
     

 

References (accessed 11 June 2017):

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Drosera&species=auriculata

Conn, B.J., (1981) The Drosera peltata - D. auriculata complex. Journal of the Adelaide Botanic Gardens. 3 (1) : 91-100

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:25 

Gibson, R., Conn, B.J. & Bruhl, J.J., (2012) Morphological evaluation of the Drosera peltata complex (Droseraceae). Australian Systematic Botany. 25: 49-80

Lowrie A.,  (2013), Carnivorous Plants of Australia, Magnum Opus - Volume 1, Redfern Natural History Productions

Conran J.G. & Marchant A.G., in Kellerman J. (ed,) Flora of South Australia, 5th edition, Government of South Australia.

 

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