Tasmanian Alpine Plants - Ericaceae
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Richea scoparia Hook.f.
Scoparia
 Grows in alpine Tasmania. The flower spikes are  usually  beautiful shades of red and orange. In the central highlands they are a bright white.



Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant
  Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚13.6620S 146˚46.3900E GPS coordinates: 41˚13.6620S 146˚46.3900E
Date of photo:4 January 2010 Date of photo:4 January 2010
  Field No.:U570 Field No.:U570
     
Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
  Description:Flower spike Description:Flower spike - buds
  Location:Dove Lake Circuit,Tasmania Location:Hartz Mountains,Tasmania
   GPS coordinates: 41˚39.543S 145˚57.891E GPS coordinates: 41˚13.6620S 146˚46.3900E
Date of photo:15 January 2013 Date of photo:4 January 2010
  Field No.:1918 Field No.:U570
     
  Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
 
  Description:Plant Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚32.405S 147˚40.470E GPS coordinates: 41˚32.405S 147˚40.470E
  Date of photo:20 January 2010 Date of photo:20 January 2010
  Field No.:U569 Field No.:U569
     
  Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Flower spike
  Location:Dove Lake Circuit, Tasmania Location:Arve Falls, Hartz Mountains,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚39.543S 145˚57.891E GPS coordinates:43˚12.544S 146˚46.234E
Date of photo:15 January 2013 Date of photo:6 January 2013
  Field No.:1918 Field No.:1822
     
  Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
 
  Description:Plant in habitat Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Dove Lake Circuit, Tasmania Location:Dove Lake Circuit, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚39.543S 145˚57.891E GPS coordinates: 41˚39.543S 145˚57.891E
  Date of photo:15 January 2013 Date of photo:15 January 2013
Field No.:1918 Field No.:1918
     
  Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
 
  Description:White flower Description:Plants in habitat
  Location:Road to Lake Augusta,Tasmania Location:Pine Lake,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚51.566S 146˚35.211E GPS coordinates: 41˚44.443S 146˚42.365E
Date of photo:2 January 2016 Date of photo:13 January 2013
  Field No.:3735 Field No.:1928
     
  Richea scoparia Richea scoparia
 
  Description:Plants Description:Plants in habitat
  Location:Road to Lake Ada,Tasmania Location:Road to Lake Ada,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚52.710S 146˚30.038E GPS coordinates: 41˚52.710S 146˚30.038E
  Date of photo:2 January 2016 Date of photo:2 January 2016
  Field No.:3752 Field No.:3752
     
     
     

 

 

 

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_scoparia.htm

 

 

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