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Bossiaea riparia  A.Cunn. ex Benth.
River Leafless Bossiaea
These plants,  from the Central Plateau, Tasmania, have leafless flattened stems.
     
  Bossiaea riparia Bossiaea riparia
 
  Description:Leafless stems and flower Description:Leafless stems and flower - side view
  Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Central Plateau,Tasmania Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Central Plateau,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.:3722 Field No.:3722
     
  Bossiaea riparia Bossiaea riparia
 
  Description:Pods Description:Plant
  Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Central Plateau,Tasmania Location:Road to Lake Augusta, Central Plateau,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.:3722 Field No.:3722
     
  Bossiaea riparia Bossiaea riparia
 
  Description: A late season flower Description:Leafless stems and flower
  Location:Tod's Corner, Central Plateau,Tasmania Location:Tod's Corner, Central Plateau,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚58.191S, 146˚48.110E GPS coordinates: 41˚58.191S, 146˚48.110E
  Date of photo:4 January 2013 Date of photo:4 January 2013
  Field No.:1799 Field No.:1799
     
  Bossiaea riparia Bossiaea riparia
 
Description:Leafless stems and pods Description:Leafless stems and pods
  Location:Tod's Corner, Central Plateau,Tasmania Location:Tod's Corner, Central Plateau,Tasmania
  GPS coordinates: 41˚58.191S, 146˚48.110E GPS coordinates: 41˚58.191S, 146˚48.110E
  Date of photo:4 January 2013 Date of photo:4 January 2013
  Field No.:1799 Field No.:1799
     
     
     

References (accessed 19 February 2017):

http://www.utas.edu.au/dicotkey/dicotkey/FAB/sBossiaea_riparia.htm 

Thompson I, (2012), A revision of eastern Australian Bossiaea  (Fabaceae: Bossiaeeae) , Muelleria 30(2): 106174

 

 

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Bossiaea riparia