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Richea acerosa  (Lindl.) F.Muell.

Bare Branched Richea
Found in alpine areas of Tasmania.This species  has narrow leaves and striking white caps.


Richea acerosa Richea acerosa
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Little Pine Lagoon,Tasmania Location:Little Pine Lagoon,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚59.992S 146˚36.766E GPS coordinates:41˚59.992S 146˚36.766E
  Date of photo:3 January 2013 Date of photo:3 January 2013
  Field No.:1797 Field No.:1797
     
  Richea acerosa Richea acerosa
  Description:Flowers Description:Flowers (close-up)
  Location:Little Pine Lagoon,Tasmania Location:Little Pine Lagoon,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚59.992S 146˚36.766E GPS coordinates:41˚59.992S 146˚36.766E
  Date of photo:3 January 2013 Date of photo:3 January 2013
  Field No.:1797 Field No.:1797
     
  Richea acerosa Richea acerosa
 
  Description:Early fruit and leaves Description:Flowers
  Location:Ben Lomond,Tasmania Location:Little Pine Lagoon,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚30.254S 147˚37.230E GPS coordinates:41˚59.992S 146˚36.766E
  Date of photo:20 January 2010 Date of photo:3 January 2013
  Field No.:U563 Field No.:1797
     
  Richea acerosa Richea acerosa
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers and leaves
  Location:Road to Lake Augusta,Tasmania Location:Road to Lake Augusta,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚52.763S 146˚36.462E GPS coordinates:41˚52.763S 146˚36.462E
  Date of photo:1 January 2016 Date of photo:1 January 2016
  Field No.:3723 Field No.:3723
     
  Richea acerosa Richea acerosa
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant
  Location:Road to Lake Augusta,Tasmania Location:Road to Lake Augusta,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:41˚52.763S 146˚36.462E GPS coordinates:41˚52.763S 146˚36.462E
  Date of photo:1 January 2016 Date of photo:1 January 2016
  Field No.:3723 Field No.:3723
     
     

 

 

References (accessed 26 August 2017):

Menadue, Y. & Crowden, R.K., (2000) Taxonomic revision of Richea R.Br. (Epacridaceae). Australian Systematic Botany. 13(5):773-802

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/EPACRIDS/sRichea_acerosa.htm

 

 

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