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Drosera schizandra Diels
Giant Sundew
One of the three sundews endemic to the mountains of  tropical Queensland. Colonies of these plants  grow in rainforest on the slopes of Queensland's highest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere.

  Drosera schizandra  Drosera schizandra
 
    Description:Plant showing typical flower scape  Description:Flower
   Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland  Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 7 October 2012  Date of photo: 7 October 2012
   Field No.:1662  voucher specimen  Field No.:1662  voucher specimen
     
   Drosera schizandra  Drosera schizandra
 
   Description:Flowers and seed pods  Description:Whole plants and seedlings in-situ
   Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland  Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 7 October 2012  Date of photo: 7 October 2012
   Field No.:1662  voucher specimen  Field No.:1662  voucher specimen
     
  Drosera schizandra Drosera schizandra
 
   Description:Leaves showing glandular hairs  Description:Plant
   Location:Gourka Track, Topaz, North Queensland  Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates: Withheld  GPS coordinates: Withheld
   Date of photo: 7 October 2012  Date of photo: 7 October 2012
   Field No.:1662  voucher specimen  Field No.:1662  voucher specimen
     
  Drosera schizandra Drosera schizandra
 
    Description:Plant   Description:Plants on forest floor
   Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland  Location:Gourka Track,Topaz, North Queensland
   GPS coordinates:Withheld  GPS coordinates:Withheld
   Date of photo: 14 January 2018  Date of photo: 14 January 2018
   Field No.:6349  Field No.:6349
     

 

References (accessed 11 June 2017):

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:9-64 

http://keys.trin.org.au/key-server/data/0e0f0504-0103-430d-8004-060d07080d04/media/Html/taxon/Drosera_schizandra.htm

http://www.environment.gov.au/biodiversity/threatened/species/pubs/17085-conservation-advice.pdf

Nature Conservation (Wildlife) Amendment Regulation (No. 1) 2010

 

 

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