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Richea sprengelioides  (R.Br.) F.Muell. 

Rigid Candle Heath
Found in alpine areas of Tasmania.


Richea sprengelioides Richea sprengelioides
 
  Description:Flowers Description:Plant
  Location:Mt Wellington, Tasmania Location:Mt Wellington, Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚53.9040S 147˚13.9550E          GPS coordinates:42˚53.9040S 147˚13.9550E     
  Date of photo:6 January 2010 Date of photo:6 January 2010
  Field No.:U572 Field No.:U572

Richea sprengelioides Richea sprengelioides
 
  Description:Flowers and leaves Description:Flowers with Gaultheria hispida
  Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania     Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania        
  GPS coordinates:41˚30.632S 147˚39.509E                  GPS coordinates:41˚30.632S 147˚39.509E  
  Date of photo:1 January 2013 Date of photo:5 January 2007
  Field No.:1777 Field No.:U571
     
  Richea sprengelioides Richea sprengelioides
 
  Description:Flower spike with opercula Description:Plant in habitat
  Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania     Location:Ben Lomond, Tasmania    
  GPS coordinates:41˚30.632S 147˚39.509E                  GPS coordinates:41˚30.632S 147˚39.509E                     
  Date of photo:1 January 2013 Date of photo:1 January 2013
  Field No.:1777 Field No.:1777
     
     

 

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_sprengelioides.htm

 

 


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