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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.

  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 2 May 2019):

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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