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Drosera macrantha Endl.
Bridal Rainbow Sundew
A climbing sundew common in the understory  in Western Australia. This plant is recognised by APC as Drosera macrantha Endl. subsp. macrantha.
Other subspecies represented:
Drosera macrantha
subsp. planchonii



Drosera macrantha Drosera macrantha
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant trailing over vegetation
  Location:Wanarra East Road, Bunjil, Western Australia Location:Wanarra East Road, Bunjil, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:29˚34.5708S, 11707.3698E GPS coordinates:29˚34.5708S, 11707.3698E
  Date of photo:8 August 2016 Date of photo:8 August 2016
  Field No.:5397 Field No.:5397
     
  Drosera macrantha   Drosera macrantha
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Scrambling plant
  Location:Indian Ocean Highway, Western Australia Location:Indian Ocean Highway, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:30˚44.806S, 115˚11.299E GPS coordinates:30˚44.806S, 115˚11.299E
  Date of photo:24 August 2015 Date of photo:24 August 2015
  Field No.:3270 Field No.:3270
     
  Drosera macrantha   Drosera macrantha  
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flower and buds
  Location:10K N of Pindar, Western Australia Location:10K N of Pindar, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates:28˚24.372S, 115˚50.582E GPS coordinates:28˚24.372S, 115˚50.582E
  Date of photo:28 August 2015 Date of photo:28 August 2015
  Field No.:3494 Field No.:3494
  Drosera macrantha Drosera macrantha  
 
  Description:Flower Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Merivale Rd, Esperance, Western Australia Location:Frenchman's Peak, Cape Arid, Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 33˚48.335S, 122˚40.878E GPS coordinates: 33˚58.222S, 122˚10.064E
  Date of photo:12 July 2014 Date of photo:11 July 2014
  Field No.:2672 Field No.:2639
     
  Drosera macrantha   Drosera macrantha  
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Frenchman's Peak, Cape Arid, Esperance, Western Australia Location:Merivale Rd, Esperance, Western Australia
  GPS coordinates: 33˚58.222S, 122˚10.064E GPS coordinates: 33˚48.335S, 122˚40.878E
  Date of photo:11 July 2014 Date of photo:12 July 2014
  Field No.:2639 Field No.:2672
     

 

References (accessed 11 June 2017):

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:36-38

https://florabase.dpaw.wa.gov.au/browse/profile/14298

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



 

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Drosera macrantha