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Trochocarpa thymifolia (R.Br.) Spreng.
Thyme Leaved Heath
This Tasmanian endemic plant has flowers in terminal spikes. It has striking red flowers and new foliage.


Trochocarpa thymifolia Trochocarpa  thymifolia
  Description:Flowers and red tipped leaves Description:Stems and leaves
  Location:Mt Wellington,Tasmania Location:Mt Wellington,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚53.371S 147˚13.249E GPS coordinates:42˚53.371S 147˚13.249E
  Date of photo:5 January 2013 Date of photo:5 January 2013
  Field No:1816 Field No:1816
     
Trochocarpa  thymifolia Trochocarpa  thymifolia
 
  Description:Plant showing new red growth Description:Flower buds
  Location:Mt Wellington,Tasmania Location:Mt Wellington,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚53.371S 147˚13.249E GPS coordinates:42˚53.371S 147˚13.249E
  Date of photo:5 January 2013 Date of photo:5 January 2013
  Field No:1816 Field No:1816
     
  Trochocarpa thymifolia Trochocarpa thymifolia
 
  Description:Fruit Description:Buds
  Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania Location:Subalpine nature trail, Mt Field,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S  146˚37.870E GPS coordinates:42˚40.814S  146˚37.870E
  Date of photo:5 January 2016 Date of photo:5 January 2016
  Field No.:3793 Field No.:3793
     
     
     

References (accessed  19 May 2017):


www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/EPACRIDS/sTrochocarpa_thymifolia.htm

 

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Trochocarpa thymifolia