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Drosera whittakeri  Planch.
Scented Sundew
Common in the Adelaide Hills.
Dense basal rosettes of greenish or reddish leaves giving rise to multiple stems with single white flowers.

  Drosera whittakeri Drosera whittakeri
 
  Description:Plant showing greenish leaves covered in glandular hairs. Description:Emerging plant
  Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty, South Australia Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E
  Date of photo:20 May 2011 Date of photo:20 May 2011
  Field No.:U241 Field No.:U241
     
  Drosera whittakeri Drosera whittakeri
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plants in habitat
  Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty, South Australia Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E
  Date of photo:24 June 2012 Date of photo:24 June 2012
  Field No.:U242 Field No.:U242
     
  Drosera whittakeri Drosera whittakeri
 
  Description:Flowering plant Description:Plants
  Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty, South Australia Location:Cleland Conservation Park, Mt Lofty, South Australia
  GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E GPS coordinates:34˚57.928S 138˚41.908E
  Date of photo:11 September 2012 Date of photo:11 September 2012
  Field No.:U243 Field No.:U243

 

References (accessed 11 June 2017):

Marchant, N.G., Aston, H.I. & George, A.S. in George, A.S., (ed.) (1982) Droseraceae. Flora of Australia. 8:51

http://www.flora.sa.gov.au/cgi-bin/speciesfacts_display.cgi?genus=Drosera&species=whittakeri

Lowrie  A and  Conran J, A review of Drosera whittakeri s. lat. (Droseraceae) and description of a new species from Kangaroo Island, South Australia, Telopea 12(2) 147165

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

Conran J.G. & Marchant A.G., in Kellerman J(ed,) Flora of South Australia, 5th edition, Government of South Australia.

 

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Drosera whittakeri