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Drosera murfetii Lowrie & Conran
Alpine Sundew
Occurs in alpine areas in the Hartx Mountains in Tasmania. A recent article by Lowrie and Conran (2014), cited below,  describes this  new species. This species has not yet been recognised by APC, and is still recognised as Drosera arcturi.


  Drosera murfetii Drosera murfetii
 
   Description: Flower  Description:Flowering plant with non glandular leaves
 Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania  Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:4313.662S, 14646.390E GPS coordinates:4313.662S, 14646.390E
   Date of photo:6 January  2013  Date of photo:4 January  2010
   FN:1829 Field No.:U226
     
  Drosera murfetii Drosera murfetii
 
   Description:Leaves  Description:Flowering plant with non glandular leaves
   Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania  Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:4313.662S, 14646.390E GPS coordinates:4313.662S, 14646.390E
 Date of photo:4 January  2010  Date of photo:4 January  2010
  Field No.:U226 Field No.:U226

 

 

References (accessed 10 June 2017):

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/CARYOPH/sDrosera_arcturi.htm

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

 

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