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Drosera spatulata Labill.
Spoon- leaf Sundew
Common in North Queensland
. Plants have either pink or white flowers growing from basal rosettes of green or reddish leaves.


  Drosera  spatulata Drosera  spatulata
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location:Kate St, Portsmith,Cairns,Queensland Location:Kate St, Portsmith,Cairns,Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚57.590S, 145˚45.089E GPS coordinates: 16˚57.590S, 145˚45.089E
  Date of photo:30 May 2010 Date of photo:3 July 2010
  Field No.:654 Field No.:U239
     
  Drosera spatulata Drosera spatulata
 
  Description:Pink flower (plant on left) Description:White flower (plant on right)
  Location:Kate St, Portsmith, Cairns,Queensland Location:Kate St, Portsmith, Cairns,Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 16˚57.590S, 145˚45.089E GPS coordinates: 16˚57.590S, 145˚45.089E
  Date of photo:27 March 2011 Date of photo:27 March 2011
  Field No.:U240 Field No.:U240
     
  Drosera spatulata Drosera spatulata
 
  Description:Plants in-situ showing reddish leaves and glandular hairs. Description:Rosette  of green leaves.
  Location:BlackdownTableland, Central Queensland Location:BlackdownTableland, Central Queensland
  GPS coordinates: 23˚46.937S, 149˚04.935E GPS coordinates: 23˚46.937S, 149˚04.935E
  Date of photo:25 July 2011 Date of photo:25 July 2011
  Field No.:905 Field No.:905
    Growing with Drosera peltata

 

References (accessed 10 June 2017):

http://plantnet.rbgsyd.nsw.gov.au/cgi-bin/NSWfl.pl?page=nswfl&lvl=sp&name=Drosera~spatulata

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:19


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

 

 

 

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Drosera spatulata