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Richea
In Richea sp, the petals are fused into an operculum which is shed when the flower is mature and the leaves sheath the stem.


 
       
  Richea acerosa Richea continentis Richea gunnii
 
       
  Richea  pandanifolia Richea scoparia Richea sprengelioides
 
       
  Richea x curtisiae    
     

 

 

 

 

Reference (accessed 23 January 2016):

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

 

 

 

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