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Drosera lunata Buch.-Ham. ex DC.
These Drosera plants are from Far North Queensland and central Queensland. The article cited below and Lowrie describe the North Queensland species as Drosera lunata but APC has not recognised this change.
These plants have glabrous calyces.


  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Rosette Description:Plant
  Location:Eliot Falls, Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland Location:Eliot Falls, Cape York Peninsula, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:11˚23.266S, 142˚24.803E GPS coordinates: 11˚23.266S, 142˚24.803E
  Date of photo:16 July 2010 Date of photo:16 July 2010
  Field No.:728 Field No.:728
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
     
  Description:Pod showing glabrous calyx Description:Flower
  Location:Lappa Junction to Mt Garnet, North Queensland Location:Lappa Junction to Mt Garnet, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚24.853S, 144˚54.620E GPS coordinates:17˚24.853S, 144˚54.620E
  Date of photo:22 March 2014 Date of photo:22 March 2014
  Field No.:2459 Field No.:2459
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Lamina
  Location:Danbulla Drive, Lake Tinaroo, North Queensland Location:Danbulla Drive, Lake Tinaroo, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚09.5832S,145˚32.6654E GPS coordinates:17˚09.5832S,145˚32.6654E
  Date of photo:17 February 2008 Date of photo:13 March 2011
  Field No.:U235 Field No.:U236
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Trap with lunch Description:Plant
  Location:Danbulla Drive, Lake Tinaroo, North Queensland Location:BlackdownTableland, Central Queensland
    GPS coordinates:17˚09.5832S,145˚32.6654E GPS coordinates: 23˚46.9368S, 149˚04.9350E
  Date of photo:13 March 2011 Date of photo:25 July 2011
  Field No.:U236 Field No.:904
    Growing with Drosera spatulata
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location:Mowbray Falls, Mt Misery via Irvinebank, North Queensland Location:BlackdownTableland, Central Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚31.778S, 145˚15.050E GPS coordinates: 23˚46.9368S, 149˚04.9350E
  Date of photo:13 May 2012 Date of photo:25 July 2011
  Field No.:1048 Field No.:904
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Rosette Description:Rosettes
  Location:QEC Line, Mt Baldy, North Queensland Location:QEC Line, Mt Baldy, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:17˚17.420S 145˚21.419E GPS coordinates:17˚17.420S 145˚21.419E
  Date of photo:1 June 2014 Date of photo:1 June 2014
  Field No.:2515 Field No.:2515
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Leaf
  Location:Road to Cape Bedford, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Road to Cape Bedford, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚16.8840S 145˚12.5502E GPS coordinates:15˚16.8840S 145˚12.5502E
  Date of photo:11  March 2017 Date of photo:11  March 2017
  Field No.:6012 Field No.:6012
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location:Road to Cape Bedford, Cooktown, North Queensland Location:Road to Cape Bedford, Cooktown, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:15˚16.8840S 145˚12.5502E GPS coordinates:15˚16.8840S 145˚12.5502E
  Date of photo:11  March 2017 Date of photo:11  March 2017
  Field No.:6012 Field No.:6012
     
  Drosera  lunata Drosera lunata
 
  Description:Flower Description:Flower and leaf
  Location: Quaid Road, Mt Molloy, North Queensland Location: Quaid Road, Mt Molloy, North Queensland
  GPS coordinates:16˚46.1184S, 14526.2044E GPS coordinates:16˚46.1184S, 14526.2044E
  Date of photo:15 April 2018 Date of photo:15 April 2018
  Field No.: 6465 Field No.: 6465
 
     
     
References (accessed 20 May 2018):

Gibson, R., Conn, B.J. & Bruhl, J.J. (2012), Morphological evaluation of the Drosera peltata complex (Droseraceae). Australian Systematic Botany 25: 68-75

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


http://www.tuberous-drosera.net/lunata.htm

http://www.carnivorousplants.org/cp/taxonomy/Droserapeltata

 

 


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